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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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However, if an exception or an irregular change is found throughout a specific group, it can provide additional high quality subgrouping evidence.
Implications of Linguistic Subgrouping with Special Reference to Polynesia.
The ERG and other measures of the visual system appear to be a good noninvasive marker for subgrouping cocaine addicts with increased dopamine abnormalities and heightened craving who may need specialized treatments to manage that state.
Montreal) presents a textbook for students who have been exposed to the basic methods and practices of historical linguistics--sound change and construction problems, issues in subgrouping, and so on--as well as the basics of modern theoretical linguistics; that is, who have taken an introduction to linguistics course.
The intermediate layer or inner capsid is made of VP6, which determines group and subgrouping specificities.
McKenzie developed a method for subgrouping patients with low back pain (LBP) by having them repeatedly perform movements involving lumbar spinal flexion, extension, and lateral side glide.
After providing some theoretical background information and discussing Proto Oceanic and primary subgroups of Oceanic in general, the authors describe the Admiralities, the Western Oceanic, and the Central/Eastern Oceanic subgrouping.
The question remains regarding whether counseling style preference can be assessed with the general population of international students without considering cultural subgrouping.
During data analysis, the influence of each subgrouping was measured and then reported as a reflection of the larger broader variable.
Neuropsychological subgrouping of cognitively-impaired-not-demented individuals.