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blood

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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Researchers injected the embryos with white blood cells and cardiac stem cells from humans, rats and dogs.
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We believe that once LeuTech is approved, given its time and safety advantages, it will rapidly replace current methods of ex-vivo white blood cell labeling.
On average, less than 10 percent of these patients receive proactive protection from neutropenia and studies have shown that 30 percent to 40 percent of patients receiving certain types of chemotherapy who do not get a white blood cell booster will experience neutropenia with fever.
BL22 singles out the molecule CD22, which appears on the surface of both hairy cell leukemia cells and a type of white blood cell called a B cell, Kreitman says.
This phosphorylated protein, in turn, binds to the kinase and links it to other proteins in a chain reaction that triggers white blood cell proliferation.
In preclinical tests, the inhibition of GST P1-1 by TLK199 has been shown to stimulate white blood cell production.