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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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Scientists already know how to manufacture large quantities of stem cells that give rise to the nervous system, skin, and other tissues, but they have been unable to make blood-forming stem cells in a laboratory, in part because of a lack of understanding about the niche in which they and other progenitor cells reside in the body.
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Describing the experiment in the September 11 issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, James Thomson, PhD and a team of researchers from the University of Wisconsin, Madison said they do not yet know the signals that turn an embryonic stem cell into a blood-forming cell.
Blood-forming stem cells generate all of the red and white blood cells needed to deliver oxygen to body tissues, fight infection, and stop bleeding.
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An anti-leukemia vaccine to prevent cancer of the blood-forming organs was reported as a possibility if, as experiments indicate, virus-like particles are proved to cause malignancy.
Inadequate production of red cells in the bone marrow, lack of iron and other blood-forming substances, diseases such as leukaemia, sickle cell anaemia and thalassemia, excess blood loss or infection can cause it.
Our research has, for the first time, successfully demonstrated that physical forces created by elasticity play a key role in blood-forming cell growth and may mimic the environment of stem cells inside our body.
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Leukemia is a cancer of the blood-forming cells in the bone marrow.
In preclinical testing CLT-008 was shown to provide hematopoetic support to enable long-term engraftment of blood-forming stem cells, which could lead to broader use of cord blood transplants as an effective therapy for multiple life-threatening blood diseases.