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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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HLA-DP4, the most frequent HLA II molecule, defines a new supertype of peptide-binding specificity.
The contained properties in the property set are described by using the entity IfcProperty which is the abstract supertype of the entities IfcSimpleProperty and IfcComplexProperty.
Prof van Oosterhout, also from UEA's School of Environmental Sciences, said: "Each supertype protects the host against a specific group of parasites, and these supertypes were common across populations, and species, irrespective of the location.
HLA selection and epitope prediction of A(H1N1)pdm09 surface glycoproteins Epitopes were predicted against selected alleles of 10 MHC I Supertypes (A2, A3, B7, B15, A24, B44, B57, ABX, B27 and BX) and 8 MHC II alleles of Supertype DRB1 that covers 99% Asian population (De Groot et al., 2002; Reche and Reinherz, 2005).
However, the allele HLA-B* 50 is part of the HLA-B* 44 supertype, lending support to the hypothesis that HLA-B* 50 is in fact a risk factor for DHF.
The notion of "linguistic supertype" is activated in three "modalities of existence": 1) the situation as such; 2) the experience of that situation; and 3) the memory of the experience of that situation (170).
The implementation can be a single table collapsing all states together and containing all possible attributes,or the implementation might occur as a table one-for-one for each subtype with the supertype related columns repeated inside each one of the subtype tables.
For example, syllables can be classified according to the type hierarchy (16) in Figure 19, in which the unadorned syllable label a represents the supertype, the union of all possible syllable types.
We can see from the definitions of x that its type must be a supertype of both I and J, and further from the two uses, it must be a subtype of both SI and SJ.
ENTITY SETUP_LINE_DEF SUPERTYPE OF (ONEOF (SETUP_LINE_STATIC_DEE, SETUP_LINE_DYNAMIC_DEF))