# Elliptic subgroup

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This article defines a subgroup property: a property that can be evaluated to true/false given a group and a subgroup thereof, invariant under subgroup equivalence. View a complete list of subgroup properties[SHOW MORE]

This subgroup property is a finitarily tautological subgroup property: when the ambient group is a finite group, the property is satisfied.

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## Contents

## Definition

### Symbol-free definition

A subgroup of a group is termed **elliptic** if it forms an elliptic pair of subgroups with every subgroup of the group.

### Definition with symbols

A subgroup of a group is termed **elliptic** if for any subgroup of , form an elliptic pair of subgroups. In other words, there exists an such that:

where each is written times.