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What is the proper name for a pair of vertices connected by an edge?

NOTE: Lots of googling didn't yield an answer.

DISCLAIMER: I am no math expert.

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Adjacent vertices

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isn't there a more concise definition? –  jldupont May 20 '11 at 20:27
    
I thought you were looking for the term which fits the definition you provided. If you want a more concise term then you can use it in the following manner "Vertices A & B are adjacent". –  Jacob May 20 '11 at 20:29
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@jldupont: are you looking for a term or a definition? Besides "adjacent vertices" I can only think of "neighboring vertices" as far as terms. These are already relatively short terms. I suppose if you really wanted to, you could define a shorter term yourself, but I don't really see the point of this. –  Qiaochu Yuan May 20 '11 at 20:44
    
Sorry: I meant as per question i.e. a concise name. –  jldupont May 21 '11 at 0:20
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