Lamé polynomials

Lamé polynomials

[lä′mā ‚päl·ə′nō·mē·əlz]
(mathematics)
Polynomials which result when certain parameters of Lamé functions assume integral values, and which are used to express physical solutions of Laplace's equation in ellipsoidal coordinates.
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