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A subshell is made up of orbitals, which contain electrons. For example, the p subshell contains three p orbitals, all of which can contain two electrons. The total subshell can hold six electrons, two in each orbital.
Basically, yes it is. There can only be two electrons in an orbital, and some subshells like d can contain more orbitals (so basically more electrons) than other subshells like p. D has five orbitals, or 10 electrons.
Sub shells refer to the angular momentum quantum number. Some examples include s, p, d, f... Orbitals, on the other hand, refer to the magnetic quantum number. The number of electrons in a subshell is equal to the number of electrons in all the orbitals. But each orbital can only have a max of 2 electrons. In that way, they are different.
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