Gauss version of Matlab's sqrtm?

The matrix square root function sqrtm(A) in Matlab calculates B such that B*B=A. Is there a handy function in Gauss without resorting to manual diagonalization or decomposition of A?

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The procedure used in this post should also work for the square root of a matrix if you raise the matrix to the 0.5 power.

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