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In this sense, this is a word added to another word to make a new word.

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grammar is modifier

"hypo-" is a type of prefix

Definition

A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "below" or "under" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words

Examples of how the word is used

hypo- illustration Hypodermic needles must be sharp in order to pass through the skin easily.
hypo- illustration He is like a dog. Very hypoactive and very friendly.