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blood

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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Cultured red blood cells have advantages over donor blood, such as reduced risk of infectious disease transmission.
The Red Blood Cells count is demanding in various blood tests because the deviation of number of Red Blood Cells from normal range in both cases (Low and High) is an important indicator about any disorder in the body.
Because each measurement takes only fractions of a second, the method could eventually be incorporated into an automated device for rapid characterization of red blood cells from a single drop of blood obtained in the clinic.
We've shown that macrophages in the bone marrow and the spleen nurture the production of new red blood cells at the same time that they clear aging red blood cells from the circulation.
Most types of anemia fall into one of two categories: blood loss and underproduction of red blood cells.
Synthetic erythropoietin can boost the body's manufacture of red blood cells and ameliorate symptoms of anemia in people who have severe kidney disease or who are undergoing chemotherapy.
By the time Sam arrived at the hospital, he'd lost so much blood that he'd become severely anemic, or dangerously short of red blood cells.
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Moreover, ACE-536 has distinct effects from EPO on red blood cell differentiation, and acts on a different population of progenitor blood cells during a later phase of red blood cell development.
6 million genetic variants to find out which ones show an association with 6 different red blood cell characteristics, including red blood cell count and haemoglobin concentration.
To a red blood cell, scientists in France have attached a wavy tail that responds to magnetic fields.
Eprex, a synthetic version of a hormone called EPO, has been linked to inducing a condition known as antibody-mediated pure red blood cell aplasia or PRCA.