Parent Category

Branch Category, Non-terminal Node, Parent Node

n.

Pronunciation

/ˈpɛrənt ˈkætəˌgɔri/

Definition

A node in the product hierarchy that has levels of product categories beneath it.

Products categories under a node are called the child nodes to the parent category. Parent categories cover a more general concept of the products and the children are more specific to subdivide the products. An example of a parent category [Wrenches] would have child categories [Adjustable Wrenches],[Socket Wrenches], and [Wrench Sets].

Category

Hierarchy

Related Terms

Category, Child Category, Level, Sibling Category, Terminal Node

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