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sibling

 [sib´ling]
any of two or more offspring of the same parents; a brother or sister.
half sibling an individual who shares just one parent with the person of reference.

sib

(sib),
A member of a sibship.
Synonym(s): sibling

sibling

/sib·ling/ (sib´ling) any of two or more offspring of the same parents; a brother or sister.

sibling

(sĭb′lĭng)
n.
One of two or more individuals having one or both parents in common; a brother or sister.

sibling

[sib′ling]
Etymology: AS, sibb, kin
1 n, also called
Usage notes: (informal)
sib. One of two or more children who have both parents in common; a brother or sister. The number, age differences, sex, and birth order of siblings can greatly affect the childhood environment and relationships within a family, which also may include step-siblings and half-siblings. Sibling rivalry and jealousy are common in firstborn children, especially when there is a 2- to 4-year difference in age. In general, sibling relationships help teach the child important social patterns and moral values, such as competitiveness, loyalty, and sharing.
2 adj, pertaining to a brother or sister.

sibling

Bioinformatics
In Mouse Genome Informatics, sibling refers to terms in a hierarchical controlled vocabulary such as those containing gene ontology (GO) terms. A “sibling” of a term is one at the same level of the hierarchy sharing at least one ancestor.

Example
The GO term alcohol dehydrogenase (GO:0004022) is a sibling to the GO term aldehyde oxidase (GO:0004031); they share the ancestor term enzyme GO:0003824.

sibling

A brother, sister or littermate

sib·ling

(sib'ling)
A brother or sister.
Synonym(s): sib.
[A.S. sib, relation, + -ling, diminutive]

sibling

Any member of a group of related brothers or sisters.

sibling

or

sib

a brother or sister.

sibling

one of two or more children of the same parentage

sibling,

n one of two or more children who have both parents in common.

sibling

any of two or more offspring of the same parents; a brother or sister.

half sibling
animals with only one parent in common, i.e. the same sire or dam.
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Alflora filly out of the Grade 1 29 Three-time winning daughter of Saint Des Saints, who is a half-sister to daughter of Saint Des Saints, Grade 2-winning hurdler Violin Davis.
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Irma McRight stayed with her Houston half-sister, worked at her Kress job and met the handsome young stock clerk who was to become her husband in 1933.
The pair went toe to toe from shortly after the bidding went past EUR100,000 and Hyde eventually carried the day for the filly who is also a half-sister to the Gallinule Stakes runner-up Bobbyscot.
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Ryan's five-year crusade to find her mother's roots and her half-sister, Marilyn, ended in May when she located her relatives in Redding.
SAMITAR aims to shed her maiden tag in today's Group 3 Albany Stakes - a feat that her half-sister Nijoom Dubai achieved at odds of 50-1 in the 2007 renewal.
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