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con·san·guin·e·ous

(kon'sang-gwin'ē-ŭs),
Denoting consanguinity.
[L. cum, with, + sanguis, blood: consanguineus]

consanguineous

(kŏn′săn-gwĭn′ē-əs, -săng-) also

consanguine

(kŏn-săng′gwĭn, kən-)
adj.
Of the same lineage or origin; having a common ancestor.

con′san·guin′e·ous·ly adv.

consanguineous

adjective Referring to a blood relationship—i.e., descent from a common ancestor.

consanguineous

adjective Referring to a blood relationship–ie, descendent from a common ancestor

con·san·guin·e·ous

(kon'sang-gwin'ē-ŭs)
Denoting consanguinity.
[L. cum, with, + sanguis, blood: consanguineus]
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Muscat: Consanguineous marriages - union between two individuals who are related as second cousins or closer - could be the major reason for hearing loss among many hearing impaired people in the Sultanate, health experts and the association of the hearing impaired said.
After reviewing the literature on consanguineous marriages, a questionnaire was prepared in English.
A high number of consanguineous marriages seems to be the most important cause of the infant deaths in Gaziantep.
In the developing countries like Pakistan where there is no newborn screening program for CAH, an early diagnosis and prompt treatment of ambiguous genitalia will prevent life threatening complications of CAH especially in highly consanguineous population.
ML Kulkarni and Mattews Kurian [11] studied a total of 3700 consecutive live and stillbirths taking place at three hospitals between November 1985 and March 1987 and found that total of 26-5% of the total births in the present study were to consanguineous couples.
Consanguineous marriages: Preconception consultation in primary health care settings.
Community perceptions of reasons for preference for consanguineous marriages in Pakistan.
When the clinical picture in a patient cannot be explained by the presence of one rare metabolic disease, it is essential to investigate further for the presence of other IEM's and more attention should be given in individuals with consanguineous parents.
Another observation is that consanguineous marriage appears to increase among social groups when the group becomes a minority within the general population.
In this study, a large consanguineous family with 11 affected individuals was recruited from Azad Jammu and Kashmir which was analyzed through linkage mapping and confirmed by Sanger sequencing.
Genetic testing is the key to improving the quality of genes in a society where consanguineous marriages are common, and identifying the faulty gene further helps in the success rate of IVF.
Pointing out the contributing factors they said consanguineous marriages multiply diseases, more so diabetes.