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hypo-

Pronunciation: hi'po

Definition:

  1. Prefix denoting deficient, below normal.
  2. chemistry denoting the lowest, or least rich in oxygen, of a series of chemical compounds.

[G. hypo, under]

See Also: hyp-

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