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COUSIN, domest. rel. Cousins are kindred who are the issue of two brothers or two sisters, or of a brother and a sister. Those who descend from the brother or sister of the father of the person spoken of are called paternal cousins; maternal cousins are those who are descended from the brothers or sisters of the mother. Vide 2 Bro. C. C. 125; 1 Sim. & Stu. 301; 3 Russ. C. C. 140; 9 Sim. R. 386, 457.

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Egypt Post Chairman Khaled Negm requested all Egypt Post departments launch an investigation into first degree relatives of employees working within the same departments and sectors in the company.
To study the prevalence of impaired glucose tolerance in first degree relatives of type II diabetic patients, above 30 years of age.
Anti-GAD autoantibodies levels in type 2 diabeteic patients and their first degree relatives.
A resident with a spouse, child or parents with active or non-active TB, the first degree relatives who were previously denied visas, will now be allowed to come into the country on a one-year visa provided they are compliant with the treatment protocol.
The prevalence of migraine with aura increased when individuals had two or more additional first degree relatives with seizure disorder not enrolled in the study:
Neurocognitive correlates of schizotypy in first degree relatives of schizophrenia patients.
KUWAIT CITY, October 21, 2011 (Frontier Star): The General Immigration Department has lifted a ban on the issuance of family visit visas for the first degree relatives of the citizens of six countries - Yemen, Syria, Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan, say security sources.
The prisoners confirmed that solitary confinement policy and only allowing first degree relatives to visit them are violations of their rights, especially prisoners in solitary confinement who are not granted visits even from their first degree relatives.
Among the families, 16 men who were first degree relatives of known BRCA2 carriers had developed breast cancer between the ages of 29 and 79.