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subtype

a subordinate type; a special type included in a more general type
Not to be confused with:
subset – a set that is part of a larger set
subtext – underlying or implicit meaning, as of a literary work: What is the subtext of the story?
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sub·type

 (sŭb′tīp′)
n.
A group forming a type within a larger type.
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subtype

(ˈsʌbˌtaɪp)
n
a secondary or subordinate type or genre, esp a specific one considered as falling under a general classification
subtypical adj
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sub•type

(ˈsʌbˌtaɪp)

n.
1. a subordinate type.
2. a special type included within a more general type.
[1860–65]
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Translations

subtype

[ˈsʌbtaɪp] N (Bio) → subtipo m
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subtype

nUnterart f
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To address this critical need, GeneCentric has applied its Cancer Subtyping Platform (CSP) to develop a comprehensive profile of head and neck tumor subtypes that can guide drug development, clinical trials and patient treatment.
According to the company, Chidamide, a benzamide-based, selective inhibitor of class I (subtypes 1, 2, 3) and IIb (subtype 10) HDACs, reverses epigenetic abnormalities related to tumorigenesis.
Molecular subtypes (luminal A and B, human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 [HER2]-enriched, and basaltype) of invasive breast carcinoma have been defined using RNA microarray technology (1) and demonstrate prognostic (2) and predictive (3) significance.
Using miR-31, researchers potentially could separate individuals with CD into subtypes in order to more accurately determine if a particular drug works for one subtype and not the other.
Gene expression profiling has established that breast cancer comprises a group of biologically distinct diseases.[1],[2] According to St Gallen International Breast Cancer Conference (2011), breast cancer subtypes (BCS) are classified as luminal A; luminal B; luminal human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2); HER2; and triple negative (TN).[3],[4] Significant differences have been observed in response to treatment and survival outcome among these BCS.[5],[6],[7],[8] Therefore, accurate prognosis depends on multiple variables.
There are different etiological classification systems: most articles used the Trial of Org 10172 in Acute Stroke Treatment classification system, but articles using other classification systems have been noted.[1] Despite differences in details among the classification systems, large artery atherosclerosis (LAA), small-vessel disease (SVD), and cardioembolism (CE) were the most frequently analyzed subtypes due to their high proportions among patients, their high number of known risk factors, and the fact that some of the risk factors were controllable.
Several studies had been done to investigate the risk factors in each ischemic stroke subtypes in different population.
"Currently, we're still operating with an almost 20-year-old set of diagnostic subtypes of rosacea," Dr.
Objective: To compare the pathological response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy in different molecular subtypes of breast cancer.
Each combination is considered a different subtype, and subtypes are further broken down into different strains.
Our aim was to detect Epstein Barr virus LMP-1 antigen in subtypes of Classical Hodgkin Lymphoma in Peshawar district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province of Pakistan.