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homomorphism

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noun ho·mo·mor·phism \ˌhō-mə-ˈmȯr-ˌfi-zəm, ˌhä-\

Definition of homomorphism

  1. :  a mapping of a mathematical set (as a group, ring, or vector space) into or onto another set or itself in such a way that the result obtained by applying the operations to elements of the first set is mapped onto the result obtained by applying the corresponding operations to their respective images in the second set

ho·mo·mor·phic play \-fik\ adjective


Origin of homomorphism

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1935


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