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Heegaard Diagram

A diagram expressing how the gluing operation that connects the Handlebodies involved in a Heegaard Splitting proceeds, usually by showing how the meridians of the Handlebody are mapped.

See also Handlebody, Heegaard Splitting


Rolfsen, D. Knots and Links. Wilmington, DE: Publish or Perish Press, p. 239, 1976.

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