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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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Five ml of mixed umbilical arterial and venous cord blood was collected in a plain vial.
It can be difficult to find donor matches for patients, so blood banks need new mothers to donate their cord blood so more patients can receive treatment.
In Dubai, the trend of storing cord blood and harvesting stem cells for therapies later, has been catching up for families.
'Because cord blood contains stem cells, there have been stem cell fraud cases related to cord blood,' says Wonnacott.
However, mothers can also choose to donate cord blood to the public stemcell bank, the NHS Cord Blood Bank, or one run by a charity whose donations are available for public use.
The cord blood stem cell discoveries are nothing short of miraculous, especially with the list of stem cell treatable diseases that continuously grow at a rapid pace.
Since over a decade, private umbilical cord blood banks in India have projected to protect the newborn baby with its own cord blood.
The study demonstrated that the cord blood infusions were safe, feasible, and well tolerated.
The transplant took place soon after Dilbar found a match from the Shanghai Cord Blood Bank, which is part of the China Stem Cell Group and is the only licensed cord blood bank in the city.
FamilyCord's specially engineered cord blood and cord tissue collection kit is OSHA compliant and offers multiple benefits over traditional kits, including built-in temperature stabilization and a reinforced liner providing more than four times the standard crush protection.
Cord blood, according to some scientists, can potentially be used to cure diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, and conditions such as diabetes, as well as diseases affecting the brain, heart and spine.