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sub·pop·u·la·tion

 (sŭb′pŏp-yə-lā′shən)
n.
A part or subdivision of a population, especially one originating from some other population: microbial subpopulations.
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subpopulation

(ˌsʌbpɒpjʊˈleɪʃən)
n
(Statistics) statistics a subgroup of a statistical population
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Noun1.subpopulation - a population that is part of a larger population
statistics - a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
universe, population - (statistics) the entire aggregation of items from which samples can be drawn; "it is an estimate of the mean of the population"
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Translations

subpopulation

[ˈsʌbˌpɒpjʊˈleɪʃən] Nsubgrupo m de población
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Importantly, we amended the MCLA-117 T-cell engager trial to allow us to explore higher doses, and we re-focused our MCLA-128 Phase 1/2 monotherapy trial on a subpopulation of patients with solid tumors harboring NRG1 gene fusions.
Working mothers are a subpopulation of women in the workforce, one that has grown considerably over the past few decades.
This application is based on subpopulation data (n=599) from the OAS-07OVA study and aims to provide treating physicians with efficacy data for Apealea in combination with carboplatin for the approved indication, as well as adult patients with first relapse of platinum-sensitive epithelial ovarian cancer, primary peritoneal cancer and fallopian tube cancer.
Since South Africa has a genetically diverse heterogeneous population, documentation of the position, number, shape and asymmetry, amongst others, of mental foramen in the subpopulation groups is critical to clinical practice to avoid iatrogenic injuries in dental and maxillofacial surgery and provide useful forensic anthropometric data.
Thus, our investigation has revealed, for the first time, a patient with critical H7N9 infection, with severe lymphopenia and T-cell subpopulation immune dysregulation.
Comparing only the two subpopulations closely adjacent to the road, Middle (located at the A21) and South (located at the B404), the [F.sub.ST] values were 0.021 (chord distance: 0.088, Nei's distance: 0.037) for the Middle subpopulation and 0.020 (chord distance and Nei's distance: 0.057) for the South subpopulation.
In pigs, the CD4 can be taken as a candidate gene due to its important function in porcine immunity, especially T lymphocyte subpopulation traits.
The study included two patient groups: a glucocorticoid-initiating subpopulation, receiving treatment for less than three months prior to study enrolment and planning to continue treatment for a total of at least six months, and a glucocorticoid-continuing subpopulation, receiving treatment for greater than or equal to three months prior to study enrolment and planning to continue treatment for a total of at least six months.
As a result, stromal cells isolated from tissues in the human body are a heterogeneous population, consisting of subpopulations including a subpopulation of true stem cells.
According to our data, a prolonged incubation of lymphocytes with IL-2 leads to an activation of a subpopulation of CD4+CD25+ cells, which is able to kill HLA-negative tumor cells through the FasL-Fas interaction [10].