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blood relation

n.
A person who is related to another by birth rather than by marriage.

blood relationship n.
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We compare our model to the observation that 32 of 36 clusters that occurred from December 2003 to December 2006 consisted only of blood relatives ([p.
There were more than 6,000 participants, including 3,396 blood relatives and 2,754 women who had married into the families and served as controls.
Some jurists proposed that death sentences could be imposed, provided that the case concerned an incestuous relationship between blood relatives.
Following her support slot with Blood Relatives, Margaret plans to host another headlining gig as well as writing and recording a new single or EP in 2014.
The consequences of marrying blood relatives, a common practice in the Middle East since before the advent of Islam, will be argued at the latest session of The Doha Debates tomorrow.
During the message, which was recorded on December 9 and will be broadcast in full on Christmas Day, the Queen will say: "Of course, family does not necessarily mean blood relatives but often a description of a community, organisation or nation.
Innocent men, women and children become victims of the draconian regulations, under which people were sentenced to jail for the alleged crimes committed by their father, uncle or any of their blood relatives.
Detectives believe they may have tracked down two blood relatives of Co Derry man Elmer Crawford who is suspected of murdering his family in 1970 before vanishing.
DNA tests are being conducted on the Saudis since their blood relatives have already reported to the city morgue.
The family wonder if the photos might be blood relatives or close friends of their mother, Florence.
Murray's parents were Welsh and he has many blood relatives in Wales today, including former Plaid Cymru leader Dafydd Wigley.
Executing a general or limited power of attorney for finances can save the expense and difficulty of a conservatorship or guardianship proceeding, or can prevent intervention by blood relatives in one's financial affairs, in the case of incapacity.