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26 terms

Greek Prefixes Week 9

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hyper
over, excessive
hypo
under, less than
bol
throw
chondr
brestplate
derm
skin
glycem
sugar
therm
heat
thes
put
ia
condition
iac
one who
is
noun ending
ism
condition
hyperactive
more active than normal
hyperbole
extravagant exaggeration
hypercritical
inclined to judge too severely
hypersensitive
excessively sensitive; supersensitive
hyperthermia
abnormally high body temperature
hyperthyroidism
an overactive thyroid gland
hypoactive
abnormally inactive
hypochondriac
a patient with imaginary symptoms and ailments
hypodermic
relating to or located below the epidermis
hypoglycemia
abnormally low blood sugar usually resulting from excessive insulin or a poor diet
hypothermia
abnormally low body temperature
hypothesis
a tentative theory about the natural world
hypothetical
Based on an assumption or guess; used as a provisional or tentative idea to guide or direct investigation
hypothyroidism
an underactive thyroid gland