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A subdivision of a region, especially an ecological region.

sub′re′gion·al adj.


(Environmental Science) a subdivision of a region, esp a zoogeographical or ecological region
subˈregional adj
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Finally, he argues that because Northern Ontario is not one homogenous region, the partnership agreements should focus on supporting five regional economic zones or subregions.
Similarly, while 10-13% of women in those two subregions said that they were unaware of any contraceptive methods, only 1-6% of those in the three main regions and in other subregions cited this reason.
The primary outcome was the inhibition of worsening cartilage damage in both knees, as assessed using detailed MRI examination of 14 articular subregions in each joint.
The other subregions, in decreasing order according to the portion of the total revenue they represent, are Mexico, the Southern Cone, the Andean Region, and Caribbean and Central America.
They estimated the daily burden of mortality in World Health Organization (WHO) subregions classified as sporadically impacted, using concentration-response coefficients for the association between short-term elevations in P[M.
A study focused on individuals in various geographic subregions of the country during the economic recession.
Several subregions (regions within larger ones, such as New England) are also labeled.
These values do not account for transmission and distribution losses, imports and exports among subregions, or fuel cycle emissions associated with fuel acquisition (e.
Rates of bacterial STDs fell or remained stable in eastern Europe between 1995 and 2005, but the region still has much higher infection rates than western Europe, as well as considerable variation among and within subregions.
The report is focused on three subregions in Southeast Asia, namely the Mekong subregion encompassing Cambodia, parts of China, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam; the Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand growth triangle; (3) a subregional East Asian growth area linking Brunei, the Indonesian and Malaysian parts of the island of Borneo and parts of the Philippines.
The opening chapter provides an overview of international population growth to 2030, highlighting Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East, and Oceania and their subregions.