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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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This data-set is divided into thirty five subgroups of two apiece where the first fifteen subgroups are used to generate historical (Phase I) estimates of the mean vector and the covariance matrix.
Compared to those in the saline treatment subgroups, the levels of 5-HT in serum and platelet lysate statistically significantly increased in the GFS treatment subgroups of MI, depression, MI + depression groups (all P < 0.
Furthermore, a new finding is the difference between adult and young snails possessing the same genetic origin and compatibility pattern, for which differences were noted between susceptible members of subgroups Ia and Ib, resistant members of subgroups Ia and Ib, and resistant members of subgroups IIa and IIb, being, 0.
s]) be the number of subgroup, then there will be N/M subgroups.
The innovation subgroup, a body formed at the NAIC's fall meeting in National Harbor, Md.
Do distinct latent subgroups with interpretable functional ability profiles emerge from a nationally representative data set of young children with disabilities?
Quantitative analysis in subgroups A1 and B1 A2 and B2 showed that the difference in the mean number of neutrophils between the experimental and control subgroups was insignificant (Table-1).
The increasing visibility of subgroups has not led to a corresponding evolution of due process doctrine or theory, however.
Each subgroup exhibited complex yet distinct phylogeographic patterns (Figure 2, panel B).
First assume that G has two distinct minimal normal subgroups M and N.
He considers the case G=F4(K) and finds amongst its classifications infinite varieties of subgroups X of G that are maximal among all reductive subgroups of G but not maximal subgroups of G, and therefore not contained in any reductive maximal subgroup of G.