(music) denoting a plagal mode represented by the diatonic scale from D to D Compare Lydian (sense 2), Hypo-
[hahy-puh-lith-ik, hip-uh-] /ˌhaɪ pəˈlɪθ ɪk, ˌhɪp ə-/ adjective 1. growing beneath rocks.
[hahy-poh-lid-ee-uh n, hip-oh-, hahy-poh-, hip-oh-] /ˈhaɪ poʊˈlɪd i ən, ˈhɪp oʊ-, ˌhaɪ poʊ-, ˌhɪp oʊ-/ noun, Music. 1. a plagal church mode represented on the white keys of a keyboard instrument by an ascending scale from C to C, with the final on F.
/ˌhaɪpəʊˌmæɡnəˈsiːmɪə/ noun 1. (vet science) the condition of having too little magnesium in the blood, particularly in cattle, in which it is also known as lactation tetany
hypomagnesemia hy·po·mag·ne·se·mi·a (hī’pō-māg’nə-sē’mē-ə) n. An abnormally low level of magnesium in the blood.