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radiocarbon dating
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The determination of the age of an organic substance by measuring the loss rate of radiocarbon (carbon-14). The method is based on the principle that all living plants and animals take in small amounts of radiocarbon, and the intake ends when they die.
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carbon-14 analysis
carbon-14 dating
carbon dating
Broader Term
age determination
Related Term
carbon 14
datación por carbono radiactivo
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