hypo etymology

English word hypo comes from English hypo-

Detailed word origin of hypo

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
hypo- English (eng) (anatomy) Below; beneath; under.. (chemistry) Designating oxoacid and oxyanions with a low amount of oxygen.. (medicine) Deficient; less than normal.
hypo English (eng) (informal) The substance sodium hyposulfite.. (informal, among law students and their professors) A hypothetical case.. (informal, zoology) A hypomelanistic snake.. (obsolete) Melancholy; a fit of ‘hypochondria’; a morbid depression. (obsolete by 1881 according to Eric Partridge). (photography) sodium thiosulfate, a photographic fixing agent.. (slang) A hypodermic syringe.. (slang) A [...]

Words with the same origin as hypo

Descendants of hypo-
hypoandrogenemia hypobasidium hypocalcified hypocingulum hypodermic hypodipsia hypodivergent hypogyration hypoinsulinaemia hypokinetic hypolith hypomethylated hypomotile hypoosmolar hyporeactivity hyposecretory hypospray hypotension hypotensive hypothalamus hypothermic hypothromboplastinemia hypovolemic hypozeugma