from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

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

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  • n. The unit of radioactivity equal to one thousandth of a curie: symbol mCi.

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  • n. a unit of radioactivity equal to one thousandth of a curie


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