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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:
Noun1.subgroup - a distinct and often subordinate group within a group
group, grouping - any number of entities (members) considered as a unit
bench - the reserve players on a team; "our team has a strong bench"
2.subgroup - (mathematics) a subset (that is not empty) of a mathematical group
math, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
mathematical group, group - a set that is closed, associative, has an identity element and every element has an inverse
Translations
podgrupa
subgrupo
delgruppundergrupp

subgroup

[ˈsʌbgruːp] Nsubgrupo m

subgroup

sub-group [ˈsʌbgruːp] nsous-groupe m

subgroup

[ˈsʌbˌgruːp] nsottogruppo
References in classic literature ?
Gould has divided into four subgroups. All these species are peculiar to this archipelago; and so is the whole group, with the exception of one species of the sub-group Cactornis, lately brought from Bow Island, in the Low Archipelago.
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.
The 283 older participants who received prasterone saw a decrease of 0.36 points in a dyspareunia severity score versus a 0.44 point decrease for the 123 women aged 55 and younger who received prasterone, a nonsignificant difference between subgroups. The decrease compared with placebo-takers was significant in both cases, however (P = .0003 and P =.0031, respectively).
Minimal nonabelian subgroups and minimal non-nilpotent groups play an important role, they say, and they use counting theorems that they proved in Volume 1.
More than 22,000 subgroups of individuals were defined based on covariates; within each group, BMI was linearly regressed to BP.
According to the time that patients started mediastinal radiation therapy, we subdivided the 157 patients in Group A into subgroups (1-month subgroup, n = 98; 2-month subgroup, n = 7; and 3-month subgroup, n = 52).
There was no newborn with Apgar score < 7 at 1 minute in NC single subgroup as compared to 22.22% in NC multiple subgroups.
Then statistical analysis was performed by separating the data into five subgroups as mentioned in protocol.
A lot may contain one or more materials from one or more subgroups. The specialist groups and specialist subgroups contain a total of 1 280 materials.
Having reviewed over 400 cataract surgeries that had been performed at the Department of Ophthalmology of the Japan Community Healthcare Organization Chukyo Hospital, we categorized irregular CCCs into three subgroups: teardrop-shaped CCC, heart-shaped CCC, and eccentric CCC.
We examine this issue from three points of view: the number of nodes connected (including the number of nodes connected between subgroups, the number of nodes connected within subgroups, and the connection density between subgroups), the size of subgroups, and influence distribution.