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superclass

 [soo´per-klas]
a taxonomic category sometimes established, subordinate to a phylum and superior to a class.

superclass

/su·per·class/ (soo´per-klas″) a taxonomic category between a phylum and a class.

superclass

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

superclass

(soo′pĕr-klăs)
In taxonomy, a category between a phylum and a class.
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We will extend Theorem 3 to a superclass of HCA graphs; namely, the class of {net, [U.
Next we calculate the value of a supercharacter on a superclass.
Figure 9 depicts the Horizontal Mapping where only concrete classes are transforming into tables and attributes of superclass will be added into each subclass tables.
However, some proteins share very low identity with the other members of the superclass and are difficult to classify in this family by means of sequence alignments.
Superclass members also include political and military types, although they are not as easily divorced from states as their business and financial cohorts.
Thus, the sufficient knowledge of a class r is the transitive closure of the relations superclass of class c and image of class c via a certain mapping.
The new certificate reportedly states that the Nortel Communication Server 2000 superclass softswitch meets the technical requirements for the transit trunk long-distance phoneline gateway and the specifications for the mobile networking application subsystem of a signalling subsystem OKS 7 for the national communications network of the Russian Federation.
The semantic information about the domain knowledge ontologies, such as the definition of a class, its equivalent superclass and subclass, and its properties can be queried.
Furthermore, in BON, a subclass is a subtype of its superclass.
A subclass can modify the behavior of a superclass by adding, changing or overriding some of the methods defined in the superclass.
The genetics revolution, and the predictability that may come with it raises the prospect of a genetic superclass who are predictably well, and therefore insurable and a genetic underclass of the unwell and uninsurable.