Compound quantity

(Alg.) a quantity composed of two or more simple quantities or terms, connected by the sign + (plus) or - (minus). Thus, a + b - c, and bb - b, are compound quantities.

See also: Compound

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These include specific discussions of measuring compound quantity, microbial contamination, binding, enzymes, G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs), ion channels, toxicology-pharmacology, and genetic polymorphism.