Abbreviation for curieA unit of radioactive decay; equal to 3.70 x 1010 disintegrations per second; abbreviated Ci., a unitA particular measure of a physical quantity that is used to express the magnitude of the physical quantity; for example, the meter is the unit of the physical quantity, length. of radioactiveDescribes a substance that gives off radiation‐alpha particles, beta particles, or gamma rays‐by the disintegration of its nucleus. decay; equal to 3.70 x 1010 disintegrations per second.
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