American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A group forming a type within a larger type.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In biology, a more special type included in a more general one.
“Possibly my favorite subtype is the SFF book that taps into capital-L Literary stories and frameworks and reimagines them.”
“But, yeah, the points seem to be a little off – the dragon subtype is mentioned as a “maybe-makes - you-loose-sanitiy-critter”, if they are not all too common in your campaign. misterecho”
“It is only effective against a certain subtype of breast cancer, those that have too many HER2-receptors on their surfaces.”
“I represent the H1N1 subtype, which is responsible for the Russian Flu (killed 1 million) and the Spanish Flu (killed 100 million).”
“However, she cautioned that there was no guarantee of it being effective against the local strain, known as the subtype C strain.”
“From that information, the app tells patients what specific cancer "subtype" they have as determined by an expert panel.”
“In addition to the IATs, Cox added questions that ask respondents to compare Obama to other blacks to measure whether people "subtype" him or, in other words, see him as a positive exception to their normal prejudices regarding blacks.”
“The CDC asks states to report confirmed flu deaths by age group but not by subtype, meaning H1N1 deaths are not necessarily tracked.”
“The current phase of the WHO Global Influenza Preparedness is Level 3 Pandemic alert: a new influenza virus subtype is causing disease in humans, but is not yet spreading efficiently and sustainably among humans.”
“Interestingly, there is a strong correlation between the specific type of RET gene alteration and the subtype of multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2 (MEN2).”
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