nanocurie


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nanocurie

 (nCi) [nan´o-ku″re]
a unit of radioactivity, being one billionth (10−9) of a curie.

nanocurie (nCi)

[nan′əkyoo͡r′ē]
Etymology: Gk, nanos, dwarf; Marie and Pierre Curie
a unit of radiation equal to one billionth of a curie. See also curie.

nanocurie

(nā″nō-kū′rē)
A unit of radioactivity equal to 10−9 curie.

nanocurie

a non-SI unit of radioactivity, being 10−9 curie, or the quantity of radioactive material in which the number of nuclear disintegrations is 3.7 × 10, or 37, per second; abbreviated nCi. Now replaced by the becquerel.