Child Category

Child Node

n.

Pronunciation

/ʧaɪld ˈkætəˌgɔri/

Acronym

Definition

A category that is contained within another category. The containing category is related to the child as the parent category.

A child category may or may not be terminal category, and cannot be a level one category. Balanced hierarchy development necessitates that a child category will always have at least two sibling categories.

Category

Hierarchy

Related Terms

Category, Level, Parent Category, Sibling Category, Subcategory

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