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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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Cancers prevent the activation of T lymphocytes within the immune system that specifically target tumor molecules recognized as abnormal.
Washington, March 3 ( ANI ): Researchers have described the earliest stages of fate determination among white blood cells called T lymphocytes, providing new insights that may help drug developers create more effective, longer-lasting vaccines against microbial pathogens or cancer.
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It is known that functional activity of lymphocytes is determined by their population and subpopulation content and by the state of metabolic intracellular processes, which are responsible for necessary aspects (8-10).
Nodular lymphocyte predominant Hodgkin lymphoma has a male predominance and typically presents in middle age.
4, the lymphocyte response to the PSM is most pronounced in healthy hamsters, treated with PSM (group H + PSM) (SI of 1.
A short period exposure (2 min) of lymphocyte to hydrogen peroxide followed by catalase addition to the cell culture significantly increased T cell proliferation.
Apoptosis is of particular importance for the immune system as the means by which self-recognizing lymphocytes are deleted and expanded lymphocyte populations are reduced at the conclusion of an acute immune response (3).
Four IBS patients had high numbers of intraepithelial lymphocytes, compared with 20 living patients with adenoma and 10 with visceral degenerative neuropathy.
There are, for example, reports demonstrating the feasibility of assessing CD38 expression levels on CD8 + T lymphocytes through quantitative cytometric analyses (3-5).
This was accompanied by hyperplasia of the normal T lymphocyte population in his bone marrow.