automorphism

[aw-tuh-mawr-fiz-uh m]
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noun Mathematics.

an isomorphism from a given set to itself.

Nearby words

  1. autometer,
  2. automobile,
  3. automobile insurance,
  4. automobilia,
  5. automorphic,
  6. automotive,
  7. autonomic,
  8. autonomic bladder,
  9. autonomic ganglion,
  10. autonomic imbalance


Origin of automorphism

First recorded in 1870–75; auto-1 + morph- + -ism

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