subsumption


sub·sump·tion

noun \səb-ˈsəm(p)-shən\

Definition of SUBSUMPTION

:  the act or process of subsuming

Origin of SUBSUMPTION

New Latin subsumption-, subsumptio, from subsumere
First Known Use: 1652

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