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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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Jessica's body encapsulates conversion, race, and miscegenation, the vessel of hybridity that permeates national boundaries and threatens the hegemony of blood relations.
Without one, all their property and assets will automatically pass to their closest blood relations - which may not be what they want.
I know I have blood relations in Newcastle, but how many I don't know.
Referring to the fact that Miss Maguire had been allowed to visit, he said: ``Only someone legally married or actual blood relations can actually visit anyone on remand.
Lohman and Pfeiffer are strong as the blood relations, but others are stereotypical damaged goods.
society in general and the Moynihan Report in particular fail to consider the importance of these kinship networks that share household spaces, services, and goods among non-blood as well as blood relations.
Some think that "family" refers only to blood relations, but I prefer the definition espoused by the Gay and Lesbian Family Values site at http://www.
REGULAR readers of this column - mainly blood relations and folk benefiting from the Care in the Community Programme - will know that when it comes to the Flat I cannot resist an unsolveable handicap.
And that was dependent upon your blood relations to the welfare officer, or the chief.
1987 Play Blood Relations is named winner of the New South Wales Premier's Prize.
Neither version was put to the proof, but they reveal, in a somewhat backward, rural area, the stress placed on blood relations and hierarchical notions of status.
Yet all those terms, and more, apply to Barbara Parker's third novel, Blood Relations.