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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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Thromboelastography with citrated blood: comparability with native blood, stability of citrate storage and effect of repeated sampling.
To increase the sample size, citrated blood samples from additional birds with the same origin were included for analyses of APTT and PT and measurement of fibrinogen levels.
The analyzer requires just 800[micro]L of whole citrated blood and reports the CT in 4-8 minutes.
To evaluate the optimized procedure, we obtained citrated blood samples of low volume (~3 mL) from 12 healthy volunteers with initial mean (SD) total PLT numbers (per 3 mL) of 7.6 (1.3) x [10.sup.8] (range, 5.8 x [10.sup.8]-10.7 x [10.sup.8]) and leukocyte numbers of 1.4 (0.2) x [10.sup.7] (1.0 x [10.sup.7]-1.8 X [10.sup.7]).