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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.

class

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

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.

class

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

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

class

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

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.
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