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blood relation

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a person related to another by birth, as distinct from one related by marriage
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In the majority of states "kinship" is narrowly defined through blood relation, marriage, or adoption.
The fourth and final chapter of Blood Relations is the book's tour de force, a revelatory discussion of Shylock as the fantasized rein edy for Antonio's "sadness": his desires, guilts, and shames.
Blood Relations, directed by Dixie Atkins, offers audiences the chance to make up their own minds.
In Blood Relations, Janet Adelman boldly illustrates the problematic Jewish spectacle in Merchant of Venice, one that justifies theological and racial anxiety between Christians and Jews.
Even if the halakha narrows this injunction, technically limiting it to the love for fellow Jews, the relationship is still for a peoplehood and goes beyond blood relations.
Blood Relations innovatively combines psychology, history, and theology; however, the argument is often tangled by its multiple methodologies: psychology proceeds via imaginative associations that are often irrational--productive for interpreting literature and sometimes theology, but often contrary to the logical imperatives of history.
In addition to her blood relations, she's got a big extended family of musical aunts and uncles who cover as baby-sitters when the demands of a two-career family--Mom's is momentarily on the back burner--arise.
The Identigene tests can't be used to establish or disprove blood relations for siblings, aunts and uncles or grandparents, but the company does sell such kits on its Web site at dnatesting.
But he will never pull on the dark blue at a higher level because he has no blood relations who are Scottish.
The Gambino family is now divided into two groups, those who are blood relations of the Gambinos - led by Paul Castellano, Gambino's brother-in-law - and those who are not, led by Delia Croce,
METHOD: We have picked up two patients (case1 and case2) with approval from local ethics committee and informed consent from their blood relations.
And talking about pacts and blood relations, what about the bond between father and son?