[mil-i-kyoo r-ee, -kyoo-ree]
- a unit of radioactivity equal to one thousandth of a curie; 3.70 × 107 disintegrations per second. Abbreviation: mCi, mc
Origin of millicurie
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- A unit of radioactivity equal to one thousandth (10-3) of a curie.
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