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English Word:

hyper-


English Pronunciation:

hy•per-


Prefix:


⇨Etymology

(Greek) super, (English) over. See Over, and confer Super-.


⇨Definition

1. A prefix signifying over, above; as, hyperphysical, hyperthyrion; also, above measure, abnormally great, excessive; as, hyperaemia, hyperbola, hypercritical, hypersecretion.

2. (Chemistry) A prefix equivalent to super- or per-; as hyperoxide, or peroxide. (obsolete) See Per-.



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