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n. - (biology) a taxonomic group ranking between a direct line of descent within a group and below a class or subclass.

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  • Current address: Department of Physics, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, United States of America Spiral cleavage is a form of early embryonic development that occurs...
  • Although they are present almost everywhere, on land and sea, a group of related bacteria in the superphylum Planctomycetes-Verrucomicrobia-Chlamydiae, or PVC, have...
  • Oh, come on, can’t all we members of the Deuterostomia superphylum just get along?
  • | superkingdom = | kingdom = Animalia | subkingdom = | superphylum = | phylum = Chordata | subphylum = for more
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