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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 woman died of blood poisoning due to sporing organisms similar to those found in the manure manufactured by the woman's employers.
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Michael Dalager-Pedersen, PhD student at rhus University and Registrar at lborg University Hospital, said that they have have followed more than 4,000 people who have been admitted with blood poisoning.
Blood poisoning kills more than a quarter of a million people each year in the United States alone and inflicts treatment costs of more than $20 billion (15 billion euros) annually, according to figures cited in the presentation.
The researchers at Cardiff University found that molecules, called peptides, from the body's natural immune sensors known as toll-like receptors or TLRs can kick-start the body's natural immune defence that was affected by blood poisoning.
Research has found peptide molecules from the body's natural immune system can help boost the body's defence against life-threatening blood poisoning.
On August 18, it was announced the captain would receive the VC, but the blood poisoning spread and he died on August 31.
Mr Hughes, from Belfast, died a week after the surgery from blood poisoning caused by a perforated bowel.
Less than 24 hours later, Aleesha died at Cardiff's University Hospital from multiple organ failure, triggered by blood poisoning from a meningococcal infection.
King Alexander of Greece died of blood poisoning after being bitten by his pet monkey.
Her daughter, who is 1 year and 10 month old, could have died due to blood poisoning, but her condition is improving following treatment.