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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Hypo \Hy"po\, noun Hypochondria. [Colloq.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Hypo \Hy"po\, noun [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 The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

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 WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

hypo

noun

1: a compound used as a fixing agent in photographic developing [syn: {hypo}, {sodium thiosulphate}, {sodium thiosulfate}]

2: a piston syringe that is fitted with a hypodermic needle for giving injections [syn: {hypodermic syringe}, {hypodermic}, {hypo}]


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