Division

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Division

1. The act of dividing.

2. (Science: zoology) a rank that if treated as a division of a genus or subgenus is deemed to be of subgeneric rank for the purposes of nomenclature.

3. A taxon at the rank of division. The second highest taxonomic classification for the kingdoms Plantae (plants) and fungi, between kingdom level and class level.