minimal member

minimal member

[′min·ə·məl ¦mem·bər]
(mathematics)
In a partially ordered set, a minimal member is one for which no other element precedes it in the ordering. Also known as minimal element.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Our partnership with EyeMed ensures a simple claims payment process with minimal member involvement.
The process resulted in a name change (we're now the American Nursery & Landscape Association) that was unanimously approved by our elected leadership and accepted with minimal member dissatisfaction.

Full browser ?