Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Idioms, Encyclopedia.


animals which share common ancestors.

first-degree relatives
parents, offspring, full-sibs.
second-degree relatives
grandparents, half-sibs, grandchildren.

Patient discussion about relatives

Q. how is dementia and alcoholism related

A. Alcohol can cause dementia through nutritional deficiencies (e.g. B1, or thiamine deficiency, causing Wernicke encephalopathy's_encephalopathy) and probably also through direct effect on the brain. It can also cause a rare neurological disorder called Marchiafava-Bignami disease that results from damage to the brain tissue in certain areas.

Further more alcohol may cause hepatic damage that can cause alteration in consciousness and dementia.

You can read more here:

Q. do you have information or articles on skin eczema that is related to depression, especially in men?

A. If you are looking for professional articles, then here's one to start with:

Q. Have alcohol-related crashes decreased in other states when they lowered the limit? I have a doubt even after updating with the local news. Have alcohol-related crashes decreased in other states when they lowered the limit?

A. Wisconsin has seen nearly a two percent decrease in alcohol-related crashes and almost a fourteen percent decrease in alcohol-related fatalities a year after implementing a .08 law. Since South Dakota put .08 in effect in 2002, alcohol-related crashes have decreased by 2.1 percent from the average of the previous three years.

More discussions about relatives
References in classic literature ?
And a certain kind of thirst is relative to a certain kind of drink; but thirst taken alone is neither of much nor little, nor of good nor bad, nor of any particular kind of drink, but of drink only?
Police on Wednesday confirmed the presence of relatives of Maute extremists in Metro Manila as clashes between the terror group and government forces continue in Marawi City.
Recently, lawmakers have been making it even easier for grandparents and other relatives to be the loving caregivers for children in stressful situations.
Summary: Amid heavy security presence, relatives of the hostages kidnapped in Azaz staged a sit-in outside the residence of Speaker Nabih Berri in Ain al-Tineh Tuesday to protest the detaining of three of their relatives for the kidnapping of two Turkish pilots.
A / THE BEST APPROACH HINGES on the number, degree, and age of relatives diagnosed with colorectal cancer (CRC) or adenomatous polyps (AP).
The refurbishment has helped transform the room, where relatives can often spend hours waiting while a loved one receives life-saving treatment, into a comfortable space.
A new federal law is expected to make it easier for relatives to care for children taken into state custody because of abuse or neglect.
This problem is more difficult for relatives who have to deal with local authorities other than their own, because the authorities do not always appear to take this into account when making their demands on close relatives.
Stewart and her colleagues interviewed 239 patients aged 7-18 years and 692 relatives of various ages.
Plants with buds the size of basketballs, which open flowers up to a meter across, must be reclassified as relatives of poinsettias, say researchers who've examined the DNA of the world's largest known flowers.
Symptoms of ADHD were more likely to precede the appearance of tics or other TD symptoms in relatives of study patients with ADHD, the researchers noted.
Relatives of the victims have complained that the corpses may soon become too decomposed to be identified and that body parts could be devoured by wild animals.