millicurie

[ mil-i-kyoo r-ee, -kyoo-ree ]
/ ˈmɪl ɪˌkyʊər i, -kyʊˌri /

noun Physics, Chemistry.

a unit of radioactivity equal to one thousandth of a curie; 3.70 × 107 disintegrations per second. Abbreviation: mCi, mc

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Origin of millicurie

First recorded in 1905–10; milli- + curie
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Medical definitions for millicurie

millicurie
[ mĭlĭ-kyur′ē ]

n.

A unit of radioactivity equal to one thousandth (10-3) of a curie.
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