[ rahn-skee-uhn, vrahn- ]
/ ˈrɑn ski ən, ˈvrɑn- /
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the determinant of order n associated with a set of n functions, in which the first row consists of the functions, the second row consists of the first derivatives of the functions, the third row consists of their second derivatives, and so on.
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Origin of Wronskian
After Józef Wroński (1778–1853), Polish mathematician; see -an
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