(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium. Particularly: “cf. discussion page”) This term was introduced by Nicolas Bourbaki in his treatise Éléments de mathématique.
injective (not comparable)
- (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
- Synonym: one-to-one
- IPA(key): /ɛ̃.ʒɛk.tiv/
- Homophone: injectives