Definitions for subphylumsʌbˈfaɪ ləm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sub•phy•lum*sʌbˈfaɪ ləm(n.)(pl.)-la

  1. a category of related classes within a phylum.

    Category: Biology

* (-lə). Biol..

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. subphylum(noun)

    (biology) a taxonomic group ranking between a phylum and a class


  1. subphylum(Noun)

    A taxonomic category below phylum and above class


  1. Subphylum

    In scientific classification of biota, a subphylum is a taxonomic rank in zoological nomenclature. The taxonomic rank of 'subdivision' in fungi and plant taxonomy is equivalent to 'subphylum' in zoological taxonomy.


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