hypso-


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hypso-

(word root) high
Examples of words with the root hypso-: hypsometer
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hypso-

or hyps-
pref.
Height: hypsometer.

[From Greek hupsos, height, top; see upo in Indo-European roots.]
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hypso-

or before a vowel

hyps-

combining form
indicating height: hypsometry.
[from Greek hupsos]
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hypso-

a combining form meaning “height,” “altitude”: hypsometry.
[< Greek, comb. form of hýpsos height; akin to hypo-, up]
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The remaining metal ions appeared small difference in their hypso- and hyperchromic shifts of UV/Vis results.