subassembly

noun
sub·​as·​sem·​bly | \ˌsəb-ə-ˈsem-blē \

Definition of subassembly 

: an assembled unit designed to be incorporated with other units in a finished product

First Known Use of subassembly

1908, in the meaning defined above

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