homomorphism

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Etymology[edit]

homo- +‎ morphism

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homomorphism (plural homomorphisms)

  1. (algebra) A structure-preserving map between two algebraic structures, such as groups, rings, or vector spaces.
    A field homomorphism is a map from one field to another one which is additive, multiplicative, zero-preserving, and unit-preserving.
  2. (biology) A similar appearance of two unrelated organisms or structures

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