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superclass

 [soo´per-klas]
a taxonomic category sometimes established, subordinate to a phylum and superior to a class.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

superclass

(so͞o′pər-klăs′)
n.
A taxonomic category of related organisms ranking below a phylum or its subdivisions and above a class.
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superclass

(soo′pĕr-klăs)
In taxonomy, a category between a phylum and a class.
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*From class A to the first FA class through the superclass chain, set an intention lock on each class.
In this subsection, we give a minimal forbidden induced subgraph characterization of balancedness for a superclass of HCA graphs.
By making use of the presented object-oriented data modeling possibilities it will be shown how a change comparison of the different layers can be improved, especially when taking into account changes between subclasses and superclasses and aggregating changes to composite objects in an integrated framework.
They show that their superclasses are the sets of the form U[O.sub.n]([F.sub.q]) [intersection] [K.sub.g], where [K.sub.g] is a superclass of [UT.sub.n]([F.sub.q]) under the algebra group supercharacter theory.
A conversion from subclass to superclass is compatible while it is not for the other direction.
In Figure 1, we have three different classes, Staff (superclass), Manager (subclass) and Sales (subclass).
These latest, record-breaking introductions are not only a testament to the strength of our exclusive, superclass of ageLOC products, but further demonstration of the high-caliber and talented sales leaders we have in these regions, as well as throughout the world."
Or would it be more accurate to conclude that the state apparatus was essentially privatized by, for instance, Rothkopf's superclass over the course of the Reagan and Clinton administrations?
Cooly Colebe is another that is respected, but be prepared for a Milldean superclass.
Ironically Bo and his neoconservative peers were happy with gunning the export engine and increasing global imbalances year after year, juggling their fatal attraction to joining the global superclass with crude geopolitical competition.
"The global antiaging market is expected to grow at a rapid rate in the coming years; we believe we are in a unique position to develop a steady stream of our superclass of antiaging products that help people live younger, longer."