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## sub·group

(sŭb′gro͞op′)
n.
1. A distinct group within a group; a subdivision of a group.
2. A subordinate group.
3. Mathematics A group that is a subset of a group.
tr.v. sub·grouped, sub·group·ing, sub·groups
To divide into subgroups.

## subgroup

(ˈsʌbˌɡruːp)
n
1. a distinct and often subordinate division of a group
2. (Mathematics) a mathematical group whose members are members of another group, both groups being subject to the same rule of combination

## sub•group

(ˈsʌbˌgrup)

n.
1. a subordinate group.
2. Math. a subset of a group that is closed under the group operation and in which every element has an inverse in the subset.
[1835–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Noun 1 subgroup - a distinct and often subordinate group within a groupgroup, grouping - any number of entities (members) considered as a unitbench - the reserve players on a team; "our team has a strong bench" 2 subgroup - (mathematics) a subset (that is not empty) of a mathematical groupmath, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangementmathematical group, group - a set that is closed, associative, has an identity element and every element has an inverse
Translations
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subgrupo
delgruppundergrupp

[ˈsʌbgruːp] N

## subgroup

sub-group [ˈsʌbgruːp] n

## subgroup

[ˈsʌbˌgruːp] nsottogruppo
References in classic literature ?
somewhat like that of a starling, and that of the fourth subgroup, Camarhynchus, is slightly parrot-shaped.
The existence of groups would have been of simple signification, if one group had been exclusively fitted to inhabit the land, and another the water; one to feed on flesh, another on vegetable matter, and so on; but the case is widely different in nature; for it is notorious how commonly members of even the same subgroup have different habits.
When monitoring rational subgroups of multivariate observations, the techniques of Mason and Young (5) and Kourti and MacGregor (6) have limited diagnostic capability because they can't discern between these two different kinds of shifts, i.
His topics include the Schur-Zassenhaus theorem: a bit of history and motivation, abelian and minimal normal subgroups, normal subgroups with abelian sylow subgroups, and groups with specific classes of subgroups complemented.
Each group included two subgroups (n = 10 in each subgroup): Saline treatment subgroup and GFS treatment subgroup.
Posterior to the exposure of the 400 snails to miracidia (each snail with 8-10 miracidia), infected snails of each of the subgroups Ia, Ib, IIa, and IIb were placed in separate plastic aquaria; one for each subgroup.
College Participation Rates for Racial/Ethnic Subgroups
So, we divide the group into several subgroups [7]; let each subgroup has its subgroup key shared by all members of the subgroup.
The NAIC lists Dave Torian, a staff member in Washington, as the staff contact for both LTC products subgroups.
Members of each subgroup share a similar profile that is distinct from the profiles of other subgroups identified through the analytic approach.
Main groups were further subdivided into four subgroups of 30 animals each.

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