suborder

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noun sub·or·der \ˈsəb-ˌȯr-dər\

Definition of suborder

  1. :  a subdivision of an order <a soil suborder>; especially :  a taxonomic category ranking between an order and a family

1826

First Known Use of suborder

1826


Medical Dictionary

suborder

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noun sub·or·der \ˈsəb-ˌȯrd-ər\

Medical Definition of suborder

  1. :  a category in biological classification ranking below an order and above a family


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