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I have a situation as follows:

In a score, there are 2 main components - Section A and Section B.

In each components, there are subcomponent. (Example: Section A have 2 subcomponents - Section 1 and Section 2.)

Are there any word(s) alternatives for the word 'subcomponent'?

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closed as general reference by Matt Эллен, MετάEd, Daniel, coleopterist, Mitch Oct 1 '12 at 2:47

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Subcomponent is good in itself, I'd say. –  Bravo Jul 10 '12 at 3:37
    
Components are divided into subcomponents. Sections are divided into subsections. Then you could introduce components making up subsections. –  Jim Jul 10 '12 at 4:46
    
Take a synonym of the noun component and prefix it with sub-. –  Matt Эллен Jul 10 '12 at 8:46

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You could say the two sections are each divided into two parts, or two elements.

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In addition to J.R.'s answer, you can even say items, or subitems

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