Baer group

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In mathematics, a Baer group is a group in which every cyclic subgroup is subnormal. Every Baer group is locally nilpotent.[1]

Baer groups are named after Reinhold Baer.


  1. ^ Robinson, Derek John Scott (1996), A course in the theory of groups, Berlin, New York: Springer-Verlag, p. 367, ISBN 978-0-387-94461-6