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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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On the flip side, factors such as the stringent regulatory requirements for blood transfusion are expected to hamper the growth of the global blood group typing market.
CT was longer in B blood group in our study though these were also not statistically significant.
In conclusion, blood group B was significantly most prevalent and blood group A was significantly least prevalent among subjects with type 2 diabetes as compared to subjects without diabetes.
In the present study, mean and standard deviation of HDL (in mg/dl) for A positive blood group is 44.35 [+ or -] 1.45.
Poornima Baliga, Pro-vice chancellor of the faculty of health sciences, MAHE said that it was for the first time P blood group null phenotype has been detected in India, and she supported the Blood Bank's initiative to build rare donor registry for the region.
Blood group was determined on blood which was obtained from blood already taken for Hepatitis screening.
While some donors braved the bad weather to ensure blood supplies were kept at acceptable levels people from O and A blood groups are being urged to come forward.
The aim of this case-control study was to determine ABO and RhD blood group distribution in NP and whether there is a specific ABO or RhD blood phenotype associated with susceptibility to or protection against the development of NP.
Details of individuals such as name, sex, and blood group were noted.
However, it has yet to be fully established the validity or otherwise of how the statistical associations between blood group and some disease risks actually translate in vivo; evidence suggests that blood group antigens may play a biological role in some disease pathogenesis [7].
Only 2% of donors are B negative and it is a blood group more common in black and Asian people.
My blood group is B negative while my girlfriend has a O positive blood group.