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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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The centre has announced that it is currently training private hospitals in Dubai to collect donated cord blood cells with the aim of increasing the number of donations with ethnic diversity.
With its rise in popularity-NBC called cord blood a 'hot commodity'-it is now more important than ever for parents to make an informed choice.
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Fox, medical director of the Cord Blood Bank of Arkansas, didn't know at first whether people would donate cord blood mostly for themselves, the public or for research.
The Dubai Cord Blood and Research Centre (DCBRC) was established in 2006 and is the only government entity that offers public and private banking of cord blood.
The two cord blood banks agreed to share data on cord blood collection, processing and storage in order to advance international standards.
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Obtaining stem cells from cord blood is far easier than acquiring them from bone marrow.
It is not so much a question of stopping the transportation of umbilical cord blood but more of how it is collected, whether there is parental consent, whether a registered doctor is collecting the sample and what safety measures are in place when the blood is collected," he said.
The major disadvantage of cord blood stem cells concerns what is called cell dose.
He is also a member of the speakers bureau for the Cord Blood Registry.