The notion of pure subgroups were first investigated by Prufer in . Purity has utmost importance in abelian group theory because it makes possible to use the methods of relative homological algebra as there are enough pure-injective and enough pure-projective groups. The purity concept was extended to modules over arbitrary rings by Cohn , Bourbaki , Butler and Horrocks  and Walker . Stenström generalized the notion of purity to an abelian category with a (projective) generator in . The notions of Rickart and dual Rickart were introduced and studied for modules by Lee, Rizvi and Roman [6, 7, 8]. Rickart and dual Rickart modules have been generalized to abelian categories by Crivei, Kör and Olteanu [4, 5]. In this work, (dual) purely Rickart objects are introduced as generalizations of (dual) Rickart objects in Gröthendieck categories. Examples showing the relations between (dual) relative Rickart objects and (dual) relative purely Rickart objects are given. It is shown that in a spectral category (dual) relative purely Rickart objects coincide with (dual) relative Rickart objects. (Co)products of (dual) relative purely Rickart objects are studied. Classes all of whose objects are (dual) relative purely Rickart are identified. Applications to comodule categories are given.
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