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hypo

  
[1]  
      n      another name for       sodium thiosulphate   esp. when used as a fixer in photographic developing   esp. when used as a fixer in photographic developing  
     (C19: shortened from hyposulphite)  
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hypo   [2]  
      n   pl   , -pos  
Informal      short for       hypodermic syringe  

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hyposulphite  
      n  
1       another name for       sodium thiosulphate   esp. when used as a photographic fixer   esp. when used as a photographic fixer,   (Often shortened to)    hypo         
2       another name for       dithionite  


hypo   [1]  
      n      another name for       sodium thiosulphate   esp. when used as a fixer in photographic developing   esp. when used as a fixer in photographic developing  
     (C19: shortened from hyposulphite)  
hypo   [2]  
      n   pl   , -pos  
Informal      short for       hypodermic syringe  
hypo-   ,   (before a vowel)   hyp-  
      prefix  
1    under, beneath, or below  
hypodermic     
2    lower; at a lower point  
hypogastrium     
3    less than  
hypoploid     
4    (in medicine) denoting a deficiency or an abnormally low level  
hypothyroid     
5    incomplete or partial  
hypoplasia     
6    indicating that a chemical compound contains an element in a lower oxidation state than usual  
hypochlorous acid     
     (from Greek, from hupo under)  
Hypo-  
      prefix   indicating a plagal mode in music  
Hypodorian     
     (from Greek: beneath (it lies a fourth below the corresponding authentic mode))  

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sodium thiosulphate  
      n   a white soluble substance used, in the pentahydrate form, in photography as a fixer to dissolve unchanged silver halides and also to remove excess chlorine from chlorinated water. Formula: Na2S2O3,   (Also called (not in technical usage))    sodium hyposulphite, hypo         


hypo   [1]  
      n      another name for       sodium thiosulphate   esp. when used as a fixer in photographic developing   esp. when used as a fixer in photographic developing  
     (C19: shortened from hyposulphite)  
hypo   [2]  
      n   pl   , -pos  
Informal      short for       hypodermic syringe  
hypo-   ,   (before a vowel)   hyp-  
      prefix  
1    under, beneath, or below  
hypodermic     
2    lower; at a lower point  
hypogastrium     
3    less than  
hypoploid     
4    (in medicine) denoting a deficiency or an abnormally low level  
hypothyroid     
5    incomplete or partial  
hypoplasia     
6    indicating that a chemical compound contains an element in a lower oxidation state than usual  
hypochlorous acid     
     (from Greek, from hupo under)  
Hypo-  
      prefix   indicating a plagal mode in music  
Hypodorian     
     (from Greek: beneath (it lies a fourth below the corresponding authentic mode))  

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hypo-, Hypo-, hypo-, hyp

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