noun, plural sub·gen·er·a [suhb-jen-er-uh], /sʌbˈdʒɛn ər ə/, sub·ge·nus·es.Anthropology, Biology.
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OTHER WORDS FROM subgenussub·ge·ner·ic [suhb-juh-ner-ik], /ˌsʌb dʒəˈnɛr ɪk/, adjective
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Intraspecific variation in the subgenus Neotamias is slight, consisting of differences in size.
In Eutamias townsendii, however, the infraorbital foramen is rounded as much as in the subgenus Eutamias and in the genus Tamias.
In E. townsendii, however, this process is relatively as broad as in the subgenus Eutamias and in the genus Tamias.
In Agarics, especially in the subgenus Mycena, the gills and stem are replete with a milky juice.Fungi: Their Nature and Uses|Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
A subgenus of Pyrgoma, including a species which is remarkable for the irregularity of its form.A Conchological Manual|George Brettingham Sowerby