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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.
A member of a sibship.
One of two or more individuals having one or both parents in common; a brother or sister.
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.
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.
siblingA brother, sister or littermate
A brother or sister.
[A.S. sib, relation, + -ling, diminutive]