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Related to familial: familial hypercholesterolemia, familial Mediterranean fever, familial dysautonomia, Familial adenomatous polyposis, familial tremor

family

n. 1) husband, wife and children. 2) all blood relations. 3) all who live in the same household including servants and relatives, with some person or persons directing this economic and social unit.

family

(Common ancestry), noun ancestry, birth, blood connection, clan, common extraction, common forebears, common lineage, common parentage, consanguinity, descent, dynasty, ethnic group, ethnicity, filiation, folk, genealogy, house, kin, kindred, kinsmen, line, line of ancestors, line of descent, lineage, origin, parentage, people, same line of descent, same strain, sept, stirps, stock, strain, tribe

family

(Household), noun brood, domestic circle, dooestic establishment, familia, family unit, home circle, issue, offspring, progeny
Associated concepts: adoption, curtesy, dependent, domestic relation, dower, Family Court, family law, family purpose doccrine, head of household, heirs, next of kin, surviving spouse
See also: ancestry, bloodline, derivation, descendant, domestic, house, household, issue, kindred, kinship, lineage, next of kin, origin, parentage, paternal, posterity, progeny, race, relative, succession
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Akcea's most advanced program, volanesorsen, is in Phase 3 development to treat patients with ultra-orphan lipid disorders that are characterized by extremely high triglycerides and apoC-III, including familial chylomicronemia syndrome (FCS) and familial partial lipodystrophy (FPL).
Pseudotumor cerebri with familial Mediterranean fever.
The ministry shall provide services and take measures to curb familial violence in coordination and cooperation with all official institutions each in its relevant domain as follows:
Clinical and molecular diagnosis of familial Mediterranean fever in Egyptian children.
The diagnosis of these familial hypercholesterolemia patients was based on clinical features (xanthomas, xanthelasmas, arcus cornealis), lipid profile (high LDL-cholesterol) premature coronary artery disease, family history of premature coronary artery diseases.
The Gathering for the Protection of Women for its part, reiterated continued victimization of women at the hands of a reactionary society accusing the police of being accomplices to the perpetrators of violence by staying aloof and doing nothing to stop familial violence.
Some will say, 'I get this from my mother,' which in part could be true, especially if they suffer from familial hemiplegic migraine.
Familial DCM is principally caused by genetic mutations in genes that encode cytoskeletal, nuclear and sarcomeric proteins in the cardiac myocyte.
Last summer, a familial DNA search led police to a man believed to have killed at least ten women in the Los Angeles area.
South Korea under compressed modernity; familial political economy in transition.
WORCESTER - Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School have uncovered new evidence suggesting a link between familial ALS and sporadic ALS.