# Child

Robert P. Munafo, 2012 Apr 16.

A mu-atom which touches another, larger mu-atom. The larger mu-atom is called the parent.

Examples:

*various mu-atoms*

In the figure, the mu-atoms R2.5/12a, R2.2/5a, R2.5/13a, R2.3/8a, R2.4/11a, and R2.1/3a are children of R2a, which is their parent. The smaller mu-atom R2.2/5.1/2a is a child of R2.2/5a, and the three small mu-atoms R2.1/3.2/3a, R2.1/3.1/2a and R2.1/3.1/3a are all children of R2.1/3a.

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From the Mandelbrot Set Glossary and Encyclopedia, by Robert Munafo, (c) 1987-2023.

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