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noun affinity, agnation, ancestry, breed, brethren, brood, children, clan, cognation, common ancessry, consanguinity, derivation, descent, ethnic group, family connection, family relationship, family tie, family tree, filiation, genealogical tree, genealogy, gentility, genus, heredity, heritage, issue, kind, kindred, kinsfolk, kinship, kinsman, kinsmen, kinswoman, line, lineage, nationality, next of kin, offspring, one's people, parentage, pedigree, propinquity, relations, sanguis, stock, strain, ties of family, tribe
Associated concepts: blood heirs, blood issue, blood relatives, full blood, half blood, mixed blood
Foreign phrases: Consanguineus est quasi eodem sannuine natus.A person related by consanguinity is, as it were, one born from the same blood. Pueri sunt de sannuine parentum, sed pater et mater non sunt de sannuine puerorum. Children are of the blood of their parrnts, but the father and mother are not of the blood of their children.
See also: ancestry, bloodline, descent, lineage

BLOOD, kindred. This word, in the law sense, is used to signify relationship, stock, or family; as, of the blood of the ancestor. 1 Roper on Leg. 103; 1 Supp. to Ves. jr. 365. In a more extended sense, it means kindred generally. Bac. Max. Reg. 18.
     2. Brothers and sisters are said to be of the whole blood, (q. v.) if they have the same father and mother of the half blood, (q. v.) if they have only one parent in common. 5 Whart. Rep. 477.

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Communication with the BD EpiCenter Data Management System also provides access to the unique BD BACTEC Blood Volume Monitoring Software.
Parameter Polycythemia vera Anoxemic or secondary polycythemia Fundamental Hyperplastic Anoxemia situation panmyelopathy Etiology Unknown Anoxemia (altitude, cardiac, pulmonary) Bone marrow Excessive Excessive erythropoiesis erythroleuko- thrombocytopoiesis Clinical Plethoric Cyanosis, chronic appearance, pulmonary disease, splenomegaly congenital cardiac disease Blood Pancytosis, No pancytosis erythrocytosis, leukocytosis Blood volume High High Red cell High High volume Plasma Normal or Low volume increased Arterial oxygen Normal Diminished saturation
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During the last decade, researchers have used NIRS extensively to evaluate cerebral oxygenation and blood volume during various tasks involving cognitive, visual, auditory, and motor stimulation [12-16].
In addition, other tests sometimes used as a substitute for blood volume estimates such as pulmonary artery occlusion pressure, central venous pressure, B-type natriuretic peptide levels and stroke volume index showed poor correlation with actual blood volume measurements.
Also, because an astronaut loses blood volume, there is less blood for the heart to pump in each beat.
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Studies of hematocrit effects showed that the blood volume per ~3-mm disk was positively correlated with the hematocrit.
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Margouleff's services would be available to hospitals that are considering expanding nuclear medicine services and incorporating tests such as blood volume analysis.
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The little extra retained salt will tend to increase the blood volume and the work of the heart--leading to hypertension," she told Science News.