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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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Magen David Adom spokesman Shuki Gutman said at this time, one's chances of contracting AIDS from a unit of blood in Israel are one in 1.
Of greater concern was the inappropriate transfusion that had once taken place at our institution when a patient was given blood of the wrong type because a nurse gave a unit of blood to the wrong patient.
For each unit of blood, the patient has to contribute a similar quantity.
Total hemoglobin concentrations were measured after each unit of blood had been removed and the volume had been replaced.
Though they quote ` 6,000 for a unit of blood, a hard bargain could fetch you that for ` 4,000.
Every unit of blood will always help two people,'' Mourmouris said.
The test is expected to add about $6 to the cost of a unit of blood.
The donation of a single unit of blood can save as many as three lives," he added.
The centre has requested residents to donate blood in large numbers as a single unit of blood can save three lives.
Each unit of blood could be sold for around ` 900 to private blood banks.
But I tell them giving just a unit of blood could save someone's life.