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A part or subdivision of a population, especially one originating from some other population: microbial subpopulations.
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(Statistics) statistics a subgroup of a statistical population
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|Noun||1.||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
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