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subgroup

(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·grouping, sub·groups
To divide into subgroups.

subgroup

(sŭb′groop″)
In a research study a selected population of patients who share one or more common traits and thus can be distinguished from the rest of the individuals investigated.
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is mostly on vast public lands or a few private ranches in Arizona and New Mexico, so north of the border this is a doable subgroup for the DIY hunter.
Use of LCA resulted in estimates of the proportion of cases associated with each response category for each DSI variable within each latent subgroup.
Lower courts presented with due process challenges on behalf of subgroups typically respond in one of two ways: either they reject the claims based on the Mathews Court's statement that due process rules must be targeted to "the generality of cases, not the rare exceptions," or they apply the Mathews test to only the subgroup, as if the subgroup members make up the entire population of individuals using the procedures.
12 subgroup and the phylogenetic pattern of a long branch leading to a polytomy with genetic homogeneity point to a possible adaptive advantage for this subgroup.
25 -- Share of Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan as a proportion of generic and innovative drug subgroups in CIS p.
Let us illustrate the results of subgroup discovery in two biomedical applications.
Cancellation rate was higher in subgroup II than subgroup I but the difference was not significant (19.
1] A subgroup H of G is said to be S-quasinormally embedded in G if for each prime p dividing |H|, a Sylow p-subgroup of H is also a Sylow p-subgroup of some S-quasinormal subgroup of G.
The FDA could institute a statistical correction, called the Bonferroni correction, that would change the acceptable rate of false positive inferences in each subgroup to account for the existence of all the subgroups.
Saleh Janeeh, Chairman of DQG, said: "The CIO Arabia Subgroup will provide a platform for senior IT decision makers to network, share knowledge and expertise with the aim of improving the utilisation of information technology in the region.
In this study, a molecular subgroup was discovered which is DNA damage response deficient.
Students in low-income subgroups at the Coolidge Elementary School, however, fell short of adequate yearly progress goals required by federal law.