subtype

[suhb-tahyp]
noun
1.
a subordinate type.
2.
a special type included within a more general type.

Origin:
1860–65; sub- + type

subtypical [suhb-tip-i-kuhl] , adjective
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subtype (ˈsʌbˌtaɪp)
 
n
a secondary or subordinate type or genre, esp a specific one considered as falling under a general classification
 
subtypical
 
adj

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subtype definition

programming
If S is a subtype of T then an expression of type S may be used anywhere that one of type T can and an implicit type conversion will be applied to convert it to type T.
In object oriented programming, this means that objects of type S must accept every message that one of type T would.
(1997-07-28)
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Example sentences
There will, it is true, be more drugs to prescribe as each subtype of each
  common disease gets its own private magic bullet.
For every type or subtype, scientists would need to discover another set of
  molecular markers.
And, yes, out the nose is a subtype of the spit take.
The paper also describes for the first time a particularly aggressive subtype
  of the disease.
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