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subclass

noun sub·class \ˈsəb-ˌklas\

Definition of SUBCLASS

:  a primary division of a class: as
a :  a category in biological classification ranking below a class and above an order
b :  subset 1

First Known Use of SUBCLASS

1819

subclass

noun sub·class \ˈsəb-ˌklas\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SUBCLASS

:  a category in biological classification ranking below a class and above an order

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