age determination


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age determination

[′āj di‚tər·mə′nā·shən]
(geology)
Identification of the geologic age of a biological or geological specimen by using the methods of dendrochronology or radiometric dating.
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Using objective criteria and multiple regression methods for age determination in fish.
The accuracy of age determination method through cementum layers has been a key issue.
A common operculum form used in age determination is the concentric opercula, for example, in the Neogastropoda (Checa & Jimenez-Jimenez 1998).
Surwade, "Age determination from epiphyseal union of bones at ankle joint in girls of central india," Journal of Forensic Medicine, Science and Law, vol.
Medical College, Yavatmal, for age determination from 2011 to 2013 (sample size decided by pilot project).
As in the case with my check-station experience, the difference in age determination between biologists can be significant.
The Nikah of the converted Kalashi girls must be solemnized only by the government's approved Nikah Registrars, who should ensure that all the legal rights of the bride, particularly age determination, the presence of the Wali, proper Haq Mehar and the right of divorcing the husband are secured in the Nikah form.
However, this method requires a tooth extraction and subsequent laboratory analyses, which generate potential ethical problems as well as delays in age determination of individuals.
Age determination of elasmobranchs presents unique challenges compared to that of teleosts.