Hypno- - definition of hypno- by The Free Dictionary
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hypno-(word root) sleep
Examples of words with the root hypno-: hypnotism
hypno- or hypn-
1. Sleep: hypnophobia.
2. Hypnosis: hypnoanalysis.
hypno- or before a vowel
1. indicating sleep: hypnophobia.
2. relating to hypnosis: hypnotherapy.
[from Greek hupnos sleep]
a combining form meaning “sleep,” “hypnosis”: hypnotherapy. Also, esp. before a vowel,hypn-.
[< Greek hýpno(s)
sleep; see Hypnos
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