millicurie


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mil·li·cu·rie (mc, mCi),

(mil'i-kyū'rē),
A unit of radioactivity equivalent to 3.7 × 107 disintegrations per second.

millicurie (mCi)

[-koo͡r′ē]
Etymology: L, mille, thousand; Marie Curie
a unit of radioactivity equal to one thousandth of a curie, or 3.70 × 107 disintegrations per second. See also curie.

mil·li·cu·rie

(mCi) (mil'i-kyūr'ē)
A unit of radioactivity equivalent to 3.7 × 107 disintegrations per second.

mil·li·cu·rie

(mc) (mil'i-kyūr'ē)
A unit of radioactivity equivalent to 3.7 × 107 disintegrations per second.

millicurie,

n one thousandth of a curie.

millicurie

a non-SI unit of radioactivity; one-thousandth (10−3) of a curie. The quantity of radioactive material in which the number of disintegrations of nuclei is 3.7×107 per second; abbreviated mCi. Now replaced by the becquerel.
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Both groups then received 100 millicuries of iodine 131.
Students requesting the seminar were deeply troubled, partly by the cancer scare associated with the 30 years of radioactive decay by some 26 millicuries in buried tracer substance, and partly by the ugly inferences of genocidal motivations toward the Inupiat on the part of the AEC and its accomplices.
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Total quantity or scope: Radioactive iodine (Natrii Iodidum) I131 therapy (including applicator device for administration capsule): 5mCi - 90 cps, 10mc - 120 cps, 30mc - 140 cps, 50mCi - 120 fps, 100 millicuries - 120 cps Radioactive iodine (Natrii Iodidum) diagnostic I131: 100Ci - 500 cps Estimated value excluding VAT: 548,520 RON