unipotent

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u·ni·po·tent

 (yo͞o-nĭp′ə-tənt)
adj.
Capable of developing into only one type of cell or tissue.

unipotent

(ˌjuːnɪˈpəʊtənt)
adj
able to form only one type of cell or tissuehaving only one idempotent component
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One advantage of our method is that it works in situations where the idea of a basic subset of roots does not make sense, such as the case of the unipotent radical of a parabolic subgroup.
In particular, if U is the unipotent radical of a parabolic subgroup of [O.