Foliation Leaf

Let M^n be an n-manifold and let F={F_alpha} denote a partition of M into disjoint pathwise-connected subsets. Then if F is a foliation of M, each F_alpha is called a leaf and is not necessarily closed or compact.

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Rolfsen, D. Knots and Links. Wilmington, DE: Publish or Perish Press, p. 284, 1976.

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Foliation Leaf

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Weisstein, Eric W. "Foliation Leaf." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource.

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