nondegenerate

adjective
non·​de·​gen·​er·​ate | \ˌnän-di-ˈjen-rət, -ˈje-nə-, -dē-\

Definition of nondegenerate 

: not degenerate nondegenerate matter

First Known Use of nondegenerate

1900, in the meaning defined above

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