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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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Peripheral blood samples were submitted for FCI and chromosomal analysis because of the presence of blasts.
Previously described morphologic features were applied for detection of ALs in Wright-stained peripheral blood smears.
For 16 of the patients, virus in the plasma reverted from protease inhibitor resistant to wild-type; however, investigators could still culture protease inhibitor resistant virus from peripheral blood mononuclear cells in 4 of the patients for up to 36 weeks after treatment interruption.
Dose-dependent binding of PRO 140 to CCR5-expressing peripheral blood cells was reported in that trial, with prolonged coating of CCR5 cells by PRO 140 (in the high dose group (5.
7 pg/mL), we assume that lymphoplasmacytoid cells in bone marrow and peripheral blood of our patient and his production of oligoclonal [gamma]-globulins were due to PUUV-induced cytokine release.
Evaluation of direct and buffy coat films of peripheral blood for the early detection of bacteraemia.
Yeasts were isolated from peripheral blood cultures collected on days 11, 15, and 17 of hospitalization; four of the isolates were later identified as C.
No infected monocytes or granulocytes were observed in peripheral blood.
The money raised will be used to further develop the Company's intellectual property - including its proprietary methodology for processing and long-term storage of peripheral blood stem cells - operations, and marketing, and to build partnerships with medical institutions, physicians and pharmaceutical companies.
The Company's proprietary methodology for processing and long term storage of peripheral blood stem cells plays a key role in enabling clients access to their stem cells when needed in the future.
DiaGenic ASA and its collaborative partner, IMGM Laboratories GmbH, Munich, used Applied Biosystems gene expression technology in a research study to identify a gene expression signature characteristic for AD in easily collectable peripheral blood samples.
The announcement comes as DiaGenic prepares to present data on its prototype gene expression signature assay for early detection of Alzheimer's in peripheral blood at the upcoming ICAD meeting in Madrid, July 15-20, 2006.

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