millicurie millicurie


  • (n) a unit of radioactivity equal to one thousandth of a curie


  1. An almost invisible speck of radioactive carbona millicurie became the first byproduct of atom-bomb-making to be released for medical research.
  2. The needle a powerful 50 millicurie source, 500,000 times what can be safely left in the body for a lifetimehad broken off in Joke's nasopharynx.
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propriety propriety
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