Conjugation

From Wikipedia

HomePage | Recent changes | View source | Discuss this page | Page history | Log in |

Printable version | Disclaimers | Privacy policy

Conjugation is a term used in grammar. See grammatical conjugation.

Conjugation is also a biological term used to describe sexual reproduction involving interchange of DNA between cells, rather than their fusion. Various forms of conjugation exist in different groups, such as bacteria (see bacterial conjugation) and Ciliophora).

Conjugation, in mathematics, denotes a particular operation applied to complex numbers. More generally, it is a mapping of a field into itself that is invariant under both addition and multiplication.