If a word begins with the prefix hyper, IT means: - ProProfs Discuss
Topics-
Products +
     

If a word begins with the prefix hyper, it means:



A. Low or under
B. Enlarged
C. Excessive, above normal
D. Stomach

This question is part of Medical Terminology Basics
Asked by Wyatt Williams, Last updated: Aug 16, 2018

+ AnswerRequest Answer
...

4 Answers

geri

Geri

Answered on May 09, 2017

Yes, the prefix, hyper, does indicate high or excessive.

The breakdown would look like this:

hyper: above; more than normal
tens/o: pressure, tension
-ion: action, condition

An example would be hypertension....
highor excessive blood pressure.
 Reply

John Adney

John Adney

Answered on Apr 03, 2017

Excessive, above normal
 Reply

emmanuelgoris

Emmanuelgoris

Answered on Mar 08, 2017

Excessive, above normal
 Reply

John Smith

John Smith

Answered on Mar 03, 2017

Excessive, above normal
 Reply

Search for Google images
Select a recommended image
Upload from your computer
Search for Google images
Select a recommended image
Upload from your computer
Search for Google images
Select a recommended image
Upload from your computer

Email Sent
We have sent an email to your address "" with instructions to reset your password.