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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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He directed that an institutional mechanism should also be evolved for central blood bank system in nine divisions.
Shehbaz Sharif said that the project of setting central blood bank system in nine divisions of the province will ensure safe and healthy blood to the patients.
She said central blood of Indus Hospital also provides blood to other blood banks.
This event was scheduled to take place last Thursday to assist the Central Blood Bank of Bahrain (CBBB), which supplies blood and blood products such as red blood cells, platelets and plasma to all private and government hospitals.
Latifa Hospital, which runs Dubai's central blood bank and supplies trauma centres and government and private hospitals across the emirate, is in desperate need of emergency blood following a dip in donations during Ramadan.
New data from the SEVITENSION study show the fixe d- dose combination treatment Sevikar (olmesartan/amlodipine) to be superior to perindopril in combination with amlodipine in reducing central blood pressure
As an additional finding we noted that the central blood pressure in the aorta improved as well.
Its Assurance PPG/oximetry sensors monitor central blood flow to the brain through placement on the nasal ala, a region rich in vasculature, fed by the external and internal carotid arteries.
1937: America''s first central blood bank was set up.
Al Shaer highlighted that the blood donation centre is the only and central blood donation centre for the Emirate of Dubai.
The 51-year-old agency - which went by the name Lane Memorial Blood Bank until last year - serves as the county's central blood collector and distributor, drawing blood at its offices and bloodmobile, and providing blood and blood products to hospitals and others.
The central blood bank head said the number of donors in Afghanistan since 2002, with 22,786 cc of blood donated and transfused to patients.

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