Definition of superfamily
1 : a category of biological classification ranking below an order and above a family
2 : a large group of closely related molecules or chemical compounds usually possessing a similar function
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Medical Definition of superfamily
1: a category of taxonomic classification between a family and an order or a suborder
2: a large group of closely related molecules or chemical compounds usually possessing a similar function
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