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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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The blood bank of DHA has to prepare itself to meet the demand of Dubai," it added.
Al Sindi said that the blood bank in KHUH communicates constantly with blood banks in the GCC, especially the blood bank in Kuwait, which is one of the blood banks that adopt advanced international standards.
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These 251 pints [of blood] represent an all-time record since we opened the blood donation centre in 2001," said Hamad Al Mulla, Director of the Regional Blood Bank in Al Ain.
Merlin is also delivering on the job training for all 77 blood banking technicians, management training for the service's senior ranks, and holding public education workshops and blood bank campaigns on the importance of blood banking for around 140,000 people across the Strip.
The study was carried out in the blood bank of a 600-bed teaching hospital in Sydney, Australia, which provides a networked blood banking service throughout a large metropolitan area and is involved in the investigation of antibodies and transfusion-related issues.
Blood bank officials said the cause was an electrical problem.
An important job for people working at a blood bank is to encourage people 17 years or older to donate blood.
Roger Der, co-director of the Laboratory Services and the Blood Bank, during a recognition breakfast in Van Nuys.
The extra caution stems from a colossal error that blood bank officials made two decades ago, when they ignored the early warning signs of HIV and failed to implement appropriate screening and cleaning procedures.