Subunit Definition

sŭbyo͝onĭt
subunits
noun
A subdivision of a larger unit.
American Heritage
(biochemistry) A protein subunit.
Wiktionary
Synonyms:
  • fractional monetary unit
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Other Word Forms of Subunit

Noun

Singular:
subunit
Plural:
subunits

Origin of Subunit

  • sub- +"Ž unit

    From Wiktionary

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