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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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It is therefore safer to conclude that this collapse was sporadic, and it would be a stretch to use it to determine subgrouping.
Taken together, there is evidence for a major subgrouping of a genomically unstable, basal expression pattern, p53-mutated subgroup of TNBC (Fig.
In this study, the rationale for selecting 90th percentile as the cut-off point for Kaplan-Meier survival analysis is mainly to match the subgrouping strategy of both univariate and multivariate CID.
(43) As with Liwa Kafil Zaynab, Quwet Shahid al-Sadr appears to be a subgrouping of the main Badr Organization militia which is tasked with actions in Syria.
D, "Development of a standardized subgrouping scheme for Legionella pneumophila serogroup 1 using monoclonal antibodies".
No other subgroupings of malformations were significantly increased (Table 3).
Chasing Rainbows: Implications for Subgrouping and Reconstruction.
Although the pattern of inverse point estimates for lower-functioning ASD subtypes versus positive point estimates for higher-functioning ASD subtypes held across all available subgrouping variables, it should be noted that all 95% CIs included the null and exhibited some degree of overlap with the complementary case subgroup.
Ackermann et al have provided a histological subgrouping of the Unicystic Ameloblastoma as shown in (Table 1) and a diagrammatic representation of the same shown in (Fig.
Subgrouping and cluster designation of the NSF O157 strains resulted in 18 cluster 1 strains, 1 cluster 2 strain, and 17 cluster 3 strains.
For the limited objectives of this pilot evaluation, tissue microarray slides were interpreted by 1 general pathologist and 1 hematopathologist for final NHL subgrouping. The reactivity for immunohistochemistry and in situ hybridization stains were scored qualitatively for tumor cells as negative or positive, except for the Ki-67 that was scored as percent of tumor cells staining positive.