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noun, Biology.
a category of related classes within a phylum or subphylum.
a subphylum.
a taxonomic group that is a subdivision of a subphylum

superclass su·per·class (sōō’pər-klās’)
A taxonomic category ranking below a phylum and above a class.
A taxonomic category of related organisms ranking below a phylum and containing one or more classes.

base class


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