subtype

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subtype

1. A gene that has a small mutation in its nucleotide sequence.
2. An organism that carries or expresses an allele with a minor variation that distinguishes it from other members of the species.
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This contrasts with the situation in maatu kiitu (Figure 11), where the corresponding node is the supertype, [sigma], allowing an additional mora inherited from the base to be retained in the reduplicant.
OF--The key word OF is used together with other key words such as BAG, LIST, SET, ENUMERATION, SUBTYPE, SUPERTYPE, etc.
Subtyping is necessary when clarity is required about the data (and to some respect, the behavior) of the Supertype entity.