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sub·king·dom

(sŭb-king'dŏm),
In biologic classification, a division between kingdom and phylum.

subkingdom

(sŭb′kĭng′dəm)
n.
A taxonomic category of related organisms constituting a major division of a kingdom.

sub·king·dom

(sŭb'king-dŏm)
In biologic classification, a division between kingdom and phylum.
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Spliceosomal introns are currently known only in the more advanced subkingdom Neozoa.
The temperate rainforests, the tropical forests, the monsoon forests, the savannahs, and the areas with Mediterranean climates occur in the second subkingdom.