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hypo


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hypo-  \Hy"po-\  [Gr.  ?  under  beneath;  akin  to  L.  sub.  See 
  {Sub-}.] 
  1.  A  prefix  signifying  a  less  quantity,  or  a  low  state  or 
  degree,  of  that  denoted  by  the  word  with  which  it  is 
  joined,  or  position  under  or  beneath. 
 
  2.  (Chem.)  A  prefix  denoting  that  the  element  to  the  name  of 
  which  it  is  prefixed  enters  with  a  low  valence,  or  in  a 
  low  state  of  oxidization,  usually  the  lowest,  into  the 
  compounds  indicated;  as  hyposulphurous  acid. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hypo  \Hy"po\,  n. 
  Hypochondria.  [Colloq.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hypo  \Hy"po\,  n.  [Abbrev.  from  hyposulphite.]  (Photog.) 
  Sodium  hyposulphite,  or  thiosulphate,  a  solution  of  which  is 
  used  as  a  bath  to  wash  out  the  unchanged  silver  salts  in  a 
  picture.  [Colloq.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hypo 
  n  1:  a  compound  used  as  a  fixing  agent  in  photographic  developing 
  [syn:  {sodium  thiosulphate}] 
  2:  a  piston  syringe  that  is  fitted  with  a  hypodermic  needle  for 
  giving  injections  [syn:  {hypodermic  syringe},  {hypodermic}] 




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