injective

EnglishEdit

An injective mapping

EtymologyEdit

This term was introduced by Nicolas Bourbaki in his treatise Éléments de mathématique.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

injective (not comparable)

  1. (mathematics) Of, relating to, or being an injection: such that each element of the image (or range) is associated with at most one element of the preimage (or domain); inverse-deterministic.

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Derived termsEdit

  • injective cogenerator
  • injective dimension
  • injective function
  • injective hull
  • injective map
  • injective module
  • injective object
  • injective patch
  • injective sheaf

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Last modified on 9 April 2014, at 18:24