# Wronskian

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Wronskian
/rahn"skee euhn, vrahn"-/, n. Math.
the determinant of order n associated with a set of n functions, in which the first row consists of the functions, the second row consists of the first derivatives of the functions, the third row consists of their second derivatives, and so on.
[after Józef Wronski (1778-1853), Polish mathematician; see -AN]

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