subsystem

[suhb-sis-tuhm, suhb-sis-]
noun
a secondary or subordinate system.

Origin:
sub- + system

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Example sentences
Rather the economy is a subsystem of the finite biosphere that supports it.
Broadly speaking, the resets were related to power glitches in the spacecraft's command and data-handling subsystem.
The user can add and delete apps to this subsystem, but they have to be already installed on the device, or created as web links.
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