millicurie

[mil-i-kyoor-ee, -kyoo-ree]
noun Physics, Chemistry.
a unit of radioactivity equal to one thousandth of a curie; 3.70 × 10 7 disintegrations per second. Abbreviation: mCi, mc

Origin:
1905–10; milli- + curie

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millicurie mil·li·cu·rie (mĭl'ĭ-kyur'ē, -kyu-rē')
n.
Abbr. mCi
A unit of radioactivity equal to one thousandth (10-3) of a curie.

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Commonly used submultiples of the curie are the millicurie and the microcurie.
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