# Discrete category

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2010 Mathematics Subject Classification: *Primary:* 18A05 [MSN][ZBL]

A category in which the only morphisms are the identity morphisms associated to each object.

#### References

[a1] | S. MacLane, "Categories for the working mathematician" Graduate Texts in Mathematics 5, Springer (1971) ISBN 0-387-98403-8 |

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