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

Definition of homomorphism

: a mapping of a mathematical set (such 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

Other Words from homomorphism

homomorphic \ ˌhō-​mə-​ˈmȯr-​fik , ˌhä-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of homomorphism

1935, in the meaning defined above

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