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noun, Biology.
a category of related phyla within a kingdom.
(biology) a taxonomic group that is a subdivision of a kingdom

subkingdom sub·king·dom (sŭb’kĭng’dəm)
A taxonomic category constituting a major division of a kingdom.
A subdivision of a kingdom of organisms. A subkingdom contains one or more phyla.


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