biological family

biological family

A family related by blood or marriage.

biological family

Social medicine A family related by blood or marriage. See Family, Nuclear family.
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MyHeritage Ltd, an online genealogy company, announced the launch of DNA Quest, an initiative to assist children who were adopted find their biological family and to help people with family members who were given up for adoption find their lost relatives.
Three Civic Appeal Court judges ruled the boy's relationship with his biological family would help him grasp "his birth story", in a historic case.
After getting my results, I was contacted by a woman looking for her biological family.
He said he had a childhood with his lovely adoptive family who took care of him as if he were a biological family member.
Synopsis: "Finding Family: My Search for Roots and the Secrets in My DNA" is the highly suspenseful account of an adoptee trying to reclaim the biological family denied him by sealed birth records.
Sooner or later, we have to venture beyond our biological family to find our logical one, the one that actually makes sense for us," Maupin writes.
The situation is further complicated by a revelation about Jemma's biological family.
For her as an adopted child, another connects her to her biological family.
The film tells the journey of how he sought his biological family after 25 years.
Lotlot de Leon reunited with her biological family in Jacksonville, Florida, USA.
Because I Had To takes the reader inside the worlds of adoption, teen therapy, family law, and the search for a biological family.
Ren struggles to control his power, remain connected to his new family, and discover the fate of his biological family back on Erden.