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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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[2] In previous studies, it has been proven that infiltration of tumor by lymphocytes is associated to better prognosis in breast, ovarian, and colon cancers.
To address this, we used microarray to investigate splenic transcriptome profiles of Yorkshire pigs with divergent peripheral blood T lymphocyte subsets, which was to evaluate immune function of this hematological trait and identify differentially expressed immune-related genes for porcine disease resistance breeding.
Neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio, platelet to lymphocyte ratio, mean platelet volume, red cell distribution width and plateletcrit in preeclampsia.
Platelet to lymphocyte ratio as an independent prognostic indicator for prostate cancer patients receiving androgen deprivation therapy.
A significant increase of the RDW percentage in Group II suggested evidence of existing inflammatory process as one study showed an association between inflammation and the RDW.17 Significantly low levels of neutrophil and basophil and high levels of lymphocyte levels among FM patients strongly indicated that there is an associated inflammation.
Compared with healthy individuals, circulatory CD3+ T lymphocyte counts decreased on day 1 after ROSC and maintained at a low level on day 3 (1464 (1198, 2152) vs.
Correlations between all the parameters (age, lymphocyte level, LWR, and E2 level) were investigated using the Pearson correlation test (Table 2).
The need for clarification regarding the development of autoimmune thyroid disease in hyperthyroidism justifies studies on the mechanisms of cell protection and death of thyrocytes and intrathyroidal lymphocytes in GD, as well as the action of thionamides.
Thus, the immunosuppression in septic patients, especially these with functional defect of T lymphocytes and monocytes, has been considered as a new hot topic in the field of sepsis [8, 9].
Romanova et al., "A new role for PGRP-S (Tag7) in immune defense: lymphocyte migration is induced by a chemoattractant complex of Tag7 with Mts1," Cell Cycle, vol.
In addition to the mechanisms described above, a variety of other adhesion molecules expressed on HEV ECs have been implicated in lymphocyte transmigration, although their modes of action remain ill defined.
The NLR and PLR were calculated by dividing the absolute neutrophil count by the absolute lymphocyte count and dividing the absolute platelet count by the absolute lymphocyte count, respectively.

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