Definition of Millicurie

1. Noun. A unit of radioactivity equal to one thousandth of a curie.

Generic synonyms: Radioactivity Unit
Group relationships: Ci, Curie



Definition of Millicurie

1. Noun. The unit of radioactivity equal to one thousandth of a curie: symbol mCi. ¹

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Definition of Millicurie

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Millicurie

1. A unit of radioactivity equivalent to 3.7 × 107 disintegrations per second. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Millicurie

milliarcsec
milliarcsecond
milliarcseconds
milliard
milliards
milliare
milliares
milliaries
milliary
millibar
millibarn
millibarns
millibars
millicandela
millicandelas
millicurie (current term)
millicuries
millidarcy
millidegree
millidegrees
millielectronvolt
millielectronvolts
millieme
milliemes
milliequivalent
milliequivalents
millier
milliers
millies
millifarad

Literary usage of Millicurie

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1. Compendium of abstracts of papers on the therapeutic use of radiumby Radium Chemical Company by Radium Chemical Company (1920)
"On May 7, 1921, she received treatment of 92 millicurie hours with 0.25 ... On June 3, a dosage of 63 millicurie hours was given over the same area with no ..."

2. Human Radiation Experiments: Hearing Before the Committee on Governmental by DIANE Publishing Company (1998)
"The Sedan fallout would he broadcast on the several plots in amounts not exceeding 0.05 curie or 50 millicurie per plot. A handwritten noie on the side ..."

3. Radium Therapy by Frank Edward Simpson (1922)
"In spite of their limitations and relative inaccuracies we believe that the expressions "milligram" and "millicurie hours" serve a useful purpose and should ..."

4. Progressive Medicine by Hobart Amory Hare (1920)
"The dosage which he has found safe and efficient in cancer of the cervix, the radium being distributed as above described, is 6000 millicurie-hours, ie, ..."

5. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1922)
"Two hundred millicurie hours is a maximum dose. This may be varied by using the silver tube of radium in the end of a urethral catheter. 5. Rectal. ..."

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