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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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All subgroup analyses used the endpoint of improvement in moderate to severe dyspareunia or whether dyspareunia was the most bothersome symptoms.
Postoperative myasthenic crisis occurred in 40 cases: 17 cases in 1-month subgroup, 14 in 3-month subgroup, and 9 in Group B as shown in [Table 2].
The rate of vaginal delivery in NC single subgroup was 72.27% as compared to 28.89% in NC multiple subgroup.
Finally, the mean comparisons between all subgroups were considered.
Caption: Figure 3: Comparison of capsule opening circularity among the FLC group and the small CCC, middle CCC, and large CCC subgroups. There were no significant differences among the groups.
Figure 1 shows that the convergence rate of opinion evolution is highly dependent on the connection pattern between subgroups. If the number of connections or connection densities between subgroups increases, the convergence rate of the group opinions is faster.
As for young subgroups, five common bands were shared between susceptible and resistant members of young susceptible subgroup of MW of 115.819, 59.448, 20.380, 16.873 and 3.158 KDa.
It divides the group divided into subgroups, each maintain its subgroup using Group Diffie-Hellman (GDH) and links with other subgroups using Tree-based Group Diffie-Hellman (TGDH).
The LTC disclosure subgroup, which has been holding formal meetings for about a year, is supposed review the NAIC's existing long-term care insurance (LTCI) disclosure requirements models, recommend any changes needed to the models, and consider any additional LTCI product disclosure changes that might be needed when an issuer sells a policy, issue a policy or changes policy rates.
The presence of adverse events during the study did not differ significantly between the subgroups, and consisted of the following: syncope and presyncope in two animals in subgroup I (15.4%), one animal in subgroup II (10%), and six animals in subgroup III (46.2%); hypotension in one animal in subgroup I (7.7%), three animals in subgroup II (30%), and six animals in subgroup III (46.2%); and absence of azotemia in subgroup I (0%) and its presence in two animals in subgroup II (20%) and three animals in subgroup III (23.1%).
Given the variation in children's characteristics within and between IDEA disability categories and the limited research using person-oriented approaches for children with disabilities, we sought to identify and describe subgroups of children with shared profiles of functional ability using data from a nationally representative sample.
Important histological changes take place during 1 3 5 and 7 days after surgery8 and therefore main groups were divided according to day of sacrifice (DOS) of animals into four subgroups i.e.