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order

 [or´der]
1. a taxonomic category subordinate to a class and superior to a family (or suborder).
2. the prescription of a physician regarding treatment of a patient.
standing order a physician's order that can be exercised by other health care workers when predetermined conditions have been met.

or·der

(ōr'dĕr),
1. In biologic classification, the division just below the class (or subclass) and above the family.
2. In a reaction, order is the sum of the exponents of all the concentration terms in that reaction's rate expression. For example, for the natural decomposition of nitrogen pentoxide, the rate expression is v = -d[N2O5]/dt = k1[N2O5]. Thus, this is a first-order reaction. A reaction involving two different compounds is often a second-order reaction (but not necessarily so). Pseudo-first-order reactions are multiorder reactions in which one of the reactants is in substoichiometric amounts. Compare: molecularity.
3. The sequence of residues in a heteropolymer.
[L. ordo, regular arrangement]

order

/or·der/ (or´der) a taxonomic category subordinate to a class and superior to a family (or suborder).

order

(ôr′dər)
n.
1. A condition of logical or comprehensible arrangement among the separate elements of a group.
2. Biology A taxonomic category of organisms ranking above a family and below a class.

or′der·er n.

order

Medtalk Formal, usually written, instructions from a physician. See Emergency medical services do not resuscitate order, Official written order, Orders, Physician order, PRN order Vox populi A mandate. See Disciplinary order, Verbal gag order.

or·der

(ōr'dĕr)
1. In biologic classification, the division just below the class (or subclass) and above the family.
2. In a reaction, the sum of the exponents of all the concentration terms in that reaction's rate expression.
[L. ordo, regular arrangement]

order

a TAXON that occurs at a level of classification between a class (which might contain several orders) and a family (several of which might be found in an order). see CLASSIFICATION.

order

biological classification, between 'class' and 'family'

or·der

(ōr'dĕr)
In biologic classification, division just below class (or subclass) and above family.
[L. ordo, regular arrangement]

order

a taxonomic category subordinate to a class and superior to a family (or suborder).

order statistic
see rank.

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