half-sibling


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half-sibling

one of two or more children who have one parent in common (a half-brother or half-sister). Also called half-sib.
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After 24 h, embryos hatched to the swimming blastula stage, at which point each of the half-sibling larval cultures (designated as Female 1, Female 2, and Female 3) were thinned to a density of [approximately equal to]0.
Full sibling correlations are above the diagonal; Half-sibling correlations are below the diagonal.
This procedure preserved variance differences between the full- and half-sibling groups so that variance differences between two groups may be tested in our models.
Their story made it into the New York Times in 2005, and that publicity coaxed at least a dozen more half-siblings to come forward, most of whom are now in regular contact with one other, endlessly fascinated by their own physical and psychological similarities, and feel an undeniable sense of kinship.
Washington, August 12 ( ANI ): A new research has claimed that adolescents having half-siblings with a different father are likelier to use drugs and have sex by the time the reach the age 15.
As part of an exploratory study preliminary to a planned research program to gather a wide array of kinship correlations for IQ in a non-western setting (a Bedouin population), we gathered full-sibling and half-sibling data on three g loaded mental ability tests previously shown to be strongly influenced by familial (including genetic) factors.
Mirror, May 11 ( ANI ): Tiger Woods' half-siblings have revealed that their calls for help from the golf superstar have fallen on deaf ears.
The three-year-old colt is from the first crop of Mingun, who stands alongside Kingmambo at Lane's End Farm in Kentucky for $5,000 - a fraction of what his elder half-sibling commands at a private fee.
The test-tube baby would be a half-sibling of its birth mother as well as another child of its grandmother.
As his half-sibling won three of those and was also runner-up in the championship race at Aintree, the the new boy should know his job.
I'm sure my son will enjoy having a half-sibling," said Moynahan in a statement.
The 'Havoc' star revealed she knew about the consensual sex between her father, the leader of the 60's group 'The Mamas and the Papas', and her half-sibling Mackenzie Phillips.