conservation of parity

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conservation of parity
 
n
the principle that the parity of the total wave function describing a system of elementary particles is conserved. In fact it is not conserved in weak interactions

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conservation of parity

noun
(physics) parity is conserved in a universe in which the laws of physics are the same in a right-handed system of coordinates as in a left-handed system [syn: parity
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