|1.||above, over, or in excess: hypercritical|
|2.||(in medicine) denoting an abnormal excess: hyperacidity|
|3.||indicating that a chemical compound contains a greater than usual amount of an element: hyperoxide|
|[from Greek huper over]|
Over; above; beyond: hyperflexion.
Excessive; excessively: hyperhydration.
A prefix that means "excessive" or "excessively," especially in medical terms like hypertension and hyperthyroidism.