a quantity expressed in more than one denomination or unit, as one foot six inches or one minute twenty seconds.
a quantity expressed in two or more different but related units: 3 hours 10 seconds is a compound number
- Compound odontoma
compound odontoma n. An odontoma in which the odontogenic tissues are organized and bear a superficial resemblence to teeth.
noun, Botany. 1. an ovary composed of more than one carpel.
noun, Physics. 1. .
noun 1. trichosanthin: an antiviral drug derived from the root of a Chinese cucumber plant, used in the treatment of AIDS.