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Describing the geometry of differentiable manifolds equipped with a closed, nondegenerate 2-form
Origin: Calque of complex, by . Complex comes from the Latin complexus (from com- + plectere), while symplectic comes from the corresponding sym-plektos (συμ, variant of σύν + πλεκτικός, from πλέκω). In both cases the suffix comes from plek-.
plaiting or joining together; -- said of a bone next above the quadrate in the mandibular suspensorium of many fishes, which unites together the other bones of the suspensorium
the symplectic bone
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