superfamily

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

super- +‎ family

Noun[edit]

superfamily (plural superfamilies)

  1. (taxonomy) A taxonomic category above family and below order (and its subdivisions).
  1. (molecular biology) A large group of related proteins or other molecules.

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