subprocess

noun
sub·pro·cess | \ˈsəb-ˌprä-ˌses, -ˌprō-, -səs\
variants: or sub-process
plural subprocesses or sub-processes

Definition of subprocess 

: a process that is part of a larger process The wire transfer process is divided into two subprocesses: international and domestic wire transfers …— Mohit Sharma

First Known Use of subprocess

1870, in the meaning defined above

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