subpopulation[sub′päp yə lā′s̸hən]
- The definition of a subpopulation is a specific portion or part of a larger population.
An example of a subpopulation is the population of women among the population as a whole.
a subdivision of a population, with common, distinguishing characteristics
A part or subdivision of a population, especially one originating from some other population: microbial subpopulations.