subphylum


sub·phy·lum

noun \ˈsəb-ˌfī-ləm\

Definition of SUBPHYLUM

:  a category in biological classification ranking below a phylum and above a class

Origin of SUBPHYLUM

New Latin
First Known Use: 1888

Rhymes with SUBPHYLUM

sub·phy·lum

noun \ˈsəb-ˌfī-ləm\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural sub·phy·la \-lə\

Medical Definition of SUBPHYLUM

: a category in biological classification ranking below a phylum and above a class

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