# Torsion abelian group

In abstract algebra, a **torsion abelian group** is an abelian group in which every element has finite order.[1] For example, the torsion subgroup of an abelian group is a torsion abelian group.

## References

- Dummit, David; Foote, Richard.
*Abstract Algebra*, ISBN 978-0471433347, pp. 369

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