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Vocab. CH. 4 Unit 17 and 18: HYPER and HYPO

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hyperacidity
excessive acidity
hypoacidity
weak acidity
hyperglycemia
excess of sugar in the blood
hypoglycemia
abnormally low level of sugar in the blood
hypertension
abnormally high blood pressure
hypotension
low blood pressure
hyperthermia
especially high fever; hyperpyrexia
hypothermia
subnormal body temperature
hyperthyroid
marked by excessive activity of the thyroid gland
hypothyroid
marked by the deficient activity of the thyroid gland
hyperactive
overactive
hyperbole
extravagant exxageration of statement
hypercritical
overcritical
hyperemia
superabundance of blood
hyperopia
farsightedness (ant. myopia)
hypersensitive
excessively sensitive; supersensitive
hyperthrophy
exessive growth of development, as of a body part (ant. atrophy)
hypodermic
injected under the skin
hypothesis
theory or supposition assumed as a basis for reasoning (something "placed under")
hypothetical
assumed without proof for purpose of reasoning; conjectural