# transcendental element

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## transcendental element

[¦tran‚sen¦dent·əl ′el·ə·mənt] (mathematics)

An element of a field

*K*is transcendental relative to a subfield*F*if it satisfies no polynomial whose coefficients come from*F*.McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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