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class

 [klas]
1. a taxonomic category subordinate to a phylum or subphylum and superior to an order.
2. in statistics, a subgroup of a population for which certain variables measured for individuals in the population fall within specific limits.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

class

(klas),
In biologic classification, the next division below the phylum (or subphylum) and above the order.
[L. classis, a class, division]
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class

(klăs)
n.
1. A set, collection, group, or configuration containing members regarded as having certain attributes or traits in common; a kind or category.
2. Biology A taxonomic category ranking below a phylum or division and above an order.
3. Statistics An interval in a frequency distribution.
tr.v. classed, classing, classes
To arrange, group, or rate according to qualities or characteristics; assign to a class; classify.
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class

A group of objects (persons, places or things) with properties (attributes, methods, relationships and semantics) shared by all members of the class.
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class

Biology A taxonomic division of a phylum which is in turn divided into orders. See Genus, Order, Phylon Vox populi A grouping of any type. See Age class, Inhalation class, Management class.

CLASS

Neurology A clinical trial–Clomethiazole Acute Stroke Study Rheumatology A clinical trial–Celecoxib/Celebrex Long-term Arthritis Safety Study, which compared a proprietary Cox-2 inhibitor to standard NSAIDs
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

class

(klas)
In biologic classification, the next division below the phylum (or subphylum) and above the order.
[L. classis, a class, division]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

class

a TAXON below the level of phylum and above order; related classes make up a phylum just as related orders make up a class. See CLASSIFICATION.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005