Monogenic loop

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This article defines a property that can be evaluated for a loop.
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ANALOGY: This is an analogue in loop of a property encountered in group. Specifically, it is a loop property analogous to the group property: cyclic group
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A monogenic loop is a loop such that there is a single element of the loop that is not contained in any proper subloop.

Note that if a monogenic loop is also a power-associative loop, then it must be a cyclic group.