Locally cyclic group

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A group is termed locally cyclic if it satisfies the following equivalent conditions:

  1. Every finitely generated subgroup of the group is cyclic.
  2. The subgroup generated by any two elements of the group is cyclic.
  3. Its lattice of subgroups is a distributive lattice. In other words, the operations of join of subgroups and intersection of subgroups distribute over each other.

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