Associations to the word «Superfamily»


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

Dictionary definition

SUPERFAMILY, noun. (biology) a taxonomic group ranking below an order but above a family.

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy