Hypo Prefix Words List

A hypo prefix means that it is beneath or below. As the opposite of hyper, hypo may be used in medicine and science to explain something that is less than normal or in a low state. Here is an example of some hypo prefix words in the following list.

hypoacid
hypoblast
hypocalcemic
hypocenter
hypochlorite
hypochondria
hypocorism
hypocoristically
hypocrisy
hypocrite
hypocycloid
hypodermal
hypodiploid
hypogea
hypogeum
hypolimnia
hyponea
hypopituitary
hyposensitization
hypostasis
hypostatize
hypotension
hypothec
hypothecations
hypothermic
hypothesize
hypotonic
hypoxic

Here is an introductory video explaining what prefixes are and six of the most common and basic prefixes to know.