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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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However, since January 2016, the Central Blood Bank (CBB) has taken up an initiative to expand its pool of regular donors by visiting ministries, colleges and private sector undertakings so that any seasonal drop in donors is not felt.
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Shehbaz Sharif said that the project of setting central blood bank system in nine divisions of the province will ensure safe and healthy blood to the patients.
Latifa Hospital, which runs Dubai's central blood bank and supplies trauma centres and government and private hospitals across the emirate, is in desperate need of emergency blood following a dip in donations during Ramadan.
Pulsecor has developed novel non-invasive central blood pressure measurement methods pioneered at the Weill Cornell Medical College in New York.
Its Assurance PPG/oximetry sensors monitor central blood flow to the brain through placement on the nasal ala, a region rich in vasculature, fed by the external and internal carotid arteries.
Methods: The study was carried out from March to August 2009, in which 900 blood samples were collected from 4 different hospital blood banks in Makkah City: AL-Noor Hospital, Central Blood Bank, Maternity and Children Hospital, and Herra Hospital.
The effects of an increase of central blood volume before spinal anesthesia for cesarean delivery: a qualitative systematic review.
Al Shaer highlighted that the blood donation centre is the only and central blood donation centre for the Emirate of Dubai.
The 51-year-old agency - which went by the name Lane Memorial Blood Bank until last year - serves as the county's central blood collector and distributor, drawing blood at its offices and bloodmobile, and providing blood and blood products to hospitals and others.
The central blood bank head said the number of donors in Afghanistan since 2002, with 22,786 cc of blood donated and transfused to patients.

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