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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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EU-wide surveillance will monitor blood labelling and traceability regimes, and staff directly involved in the handling and distribution of human blood will have to be trained according to common EU standards.
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Lead scientist Dr George Daley, from Boston Children's Hospital in the US, said: "We're tantalisingly close to generating bona fide human blood stem cells in a dish."
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NAWABSHAH -- Appealing for generous blood donation for Thalassemia patients, deputy Commissioner Shaheed Benazirabad Mohammad Nouman Siddique said that there is no alternate of human blood and a human can only help other human being.
Washington, June 8 (ANI): Temple University researcher has discovered that human blood can be made thin by subjecting it to a magnetic field, thereby reducing the risk of damaging blood vessels and heart attacks.
The authors also point out that the still prevalent but small risk of transmission of bloodborne pathogens (i.e., HIV) has served as one stimulus to develop a synthetic substitute for human blood, and more specifically for a red blood cell (RBC) substitute.
In the Health Research Board-funded study, Dr Steve Kerrigan and his team are investigating how oral bacteria stick to human blood platelets, causing them to clot or clump together inside blood vessels.