Locally path-connected space
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Definition
A topological space is termed locally path-connected if given any point in it, and any open subset containing the point, there is a smaller open set containing the point, which is path-connected in the subspace topology.
Relation with other properties
Stronger properties
References
Textbook references
- Topology (2nd edition) by James R. Munkres^{More info}, Page 161 (formal definition, along with locally connected space)