Translation of subfamily in Spanish:

subfamily

subfamilia, n.

Pronunciation /ˈsʌbfamɪli//ˈsʌbfam(ə)li//ˈsəbˌfæm(ə)li/

noun

  • 1

    subfamilia feminine
    • In this study, we divided the members of three families into clusters and subfamilies with the purpose of separating to some degree the influence of physical proximity and identity.
    • There are several examples of ancient families or subfamilies being splintered and partially overlain by other groups expanding into the older language's territory.
    • Petal wilting has been found to be ethylene-sensitive or insensitive, and these two categories were consistent within families or subfamilies.
    • In each case pairs were constructed with species from the same tribe or subfamily.
    • First, the deeper contrasts, those where the social lineage and its nonsocial relative are from different tribes, subfamilies, or families, are all positive.
    • In the early nineteenth century, language historians identified German as a member of the Germanic subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages.
    • Language families and subfamilies are indicated on the branches of the tree.
    • Accordingly, the kindred was subdivided into 27 subfamilies to remove the loops created by inbreeding.
    • This family presently contains more than 22 genera subdivided into three subfamilies, and the family extends through most of the Permian.
    • The definition of subfamilies and tribes within the family has been a source of controversy.
    • The superfamily currently comprises 19 families, approximately 89 subfamilies, and about 21,000 described species.