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Proper noun[edit]


  1. (programming) Initialism of Media Control Interface.


MCI (countable and uncountable, plural MCIs)

  1. (medicine) Initialism of mild cognitive impairment.
    • 2009, Alireza Minagar, Neurobiology of Dementia:
      Embedded in the controversy surrounding the establishment of specific diagnostic criteria for MCI, there is much debate regarding whether impairment in everyday activities should be included as a criterion.
  2. (emergency medicine) Initialism of mass casualty incident.
    • 2011, Kate Curtis, Emergency and Trauma Care for Nurses and Paramedics:
      After an MCI, hospital surge-capacity plans will have to be activated quickly.
  3. (US, military, food) Initialism of meal, combat, individual.
    Coordinate terms: IMP, MRE, C-rat, K-rat