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subphylum

 [sub-fi´lum] (L., Gr.)
a taxonomic category sometimes established, subordinate to a phylum and superior to a class.
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sub·phy·lum

(sŭb-fī'lŭm),
In biologic classification, a division between phylum and class.
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subphylum

(sŭb′fī′ləm)
n. pl. subphy·la (-lə)
A taxonomic category of related organisms ranking below a phylum and above a class.
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sub·phy·lum

(sŭb'fī-lŭm)
In biologic classification, a division between phylum and class.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

subphylum

a taxonomic group between class and phylum.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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