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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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As it contains the material which makes blood thinner and hence can cause poor clotting of blood. Another main side effect of using safflower oil is for those persons who suffer allergy from ragweed or any other plant of same family.
It occurs most frequently in older individuals and is usually the result of a minor head injury that causes small veins that connect the dura and the brain to rupture, resulting in slow leakage and clotting of blood in the subdural area.
The new treatment, called Xyntha Antihemophilic Factor (Recombinant) Plasma/Albumin Free, is a genetically engineered version of factor VIII, a protein essential for the clotting of blood. Factor VIII, known as an antihemophilic factor, is missing or decreased in patients with hemophilia A.
It occurs most frequently in older individuals and is usually the result of a minor head injury that causes small veins connecting the dura and the brain to rupture, resulting in the slow leakage and clotting of blood in the subdural area.
Earlier this week at the American Society of Hematology 48th annual meeting, Baxter presented preclinical data from ongoing research studies aimed at developing a novel, longer-acting form of factor VIII, a protein essential for the normal clotting of blood. Baxter will continue to conduct preclinical research before moving these programs forward to clinical trials.