hypo- etymology

English word hypo- comes from Ancient Greek ὑπο-

Detailed word origin of hypo-

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ὑπο- Ancient Greek (grc)
hypo- English (eng) (anatomy) Below; beneath; under.. (chemistry) Designating oxoacid and oxyanions with a low amount of oxygen.. (medicine) Deficient; less than normal.

Words with the same origin as hypo-

Descendants of ὑπο-
hypocalcaemia hypodermic hypoglycaemia hypolimnetic hypolimnion hypopituitarism hyposplenism hypospray hyposulphate hypotension hypothalamectomy hypothalamus hypothermia hypothyroidism panhypopituitarism