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Assume Tarski-Grothendieck set theory. Then Grothendieck universes form a well-ordered proper class, so we can let $U_\alpha$ denote the $\alpha$'th Grothendieck universe, where $\alpha$ is an ordinal.

Does the (proper class) function $\alpha \mapsto U_\alpha$ have a name?

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