Hyper vs. HypoLet’s start from the top: Hyper- is a prefix that means excess or exaggeration, while hypo- is another prefix that means under or beneath. Both hyper and hypo are usually used as prefixes, which are elements or partial words added to the beginning of a base word to modify its meaning. Hyper is derived from the Greek word for over, and hypo is a Greek …
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- surgeon's knot,
- surgical anatomy,
- surgical anesthesia,
- surgical boot,
- surgical diathermy,
- surgical emphysema
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