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subtypes of a
subtypes. For example, if a
concept has four
children, then descendants are those
children plus all the
concepts that are descended from those four
children. See also
The figure below shows an example hierarchy in which
concept "E" has eight subtype descendants (G, H, J, L, M, N, S and T).
Figure 1: Hierarchy Illustration - Subtype descendants
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