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suborder

 [sub´or-der]
a taxonomic category sometimes established, subordinate to an order and superior to a family.
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sub·or·der

(sŭb-ōr'dĕr),
In biologic classification, a division between order and family.
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suborder

(sŭb′ôr′dər)
n.
1. Biology A taxonomic category of related organisms ranking below an order and above a family.
2. A subdivision of a category termed an order.
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sub·or·der

(sŭb'ōr-dĕr)
In biologic classification, a division between order and family.
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