injective

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An injective mapping

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

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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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Adjective[edit]

injective

  1. feminine of injectif