millicurie-destroyed

millicurie-destroyed

[¦mil·ə¦kyu̇r·ē di′strȯid]
(nucleonics)
A unit of radiation dose, equal to the radiation emitted by a sample over a period during which its activity decreases by 1 millicurie; for radon-222 (for which this unit is most often used), it is approximately 133 milligram-hours. Abbreviated mcd.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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