microcurie

noun
mi·​cro·​cu·​rie | \ ˈmī-krō-ˌkyu̇r-ē How to pronounce microcurie (audio) , ˌmī-krō-kyu̇-ˈrē \

Definition of microcurie

: a unit of quantity or of radioactivity equal to one millionth of a curie

First Known Use of microcurie

1911, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of microcurie was in 1911

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“Microcurie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/microcurie. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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microcurie

noun
mi·​cro·​cu·​rie | \ ˈmī-krō-ˌkyu̇(ə)r-ē, ˌmī-krō-kyu̇-ˈrē How to pronounce microcurie (audio) \

Medical Definition of microcurie

: a unit of quantity or of radioactivity equal to one millionth of a curie

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