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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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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