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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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Congress intended to require a blood relationship for children born in
a blood relationship for the transmission of citizenship by descent.
the INA--a blood relationship is always required for citizenship by
The roots of Arab Latin-American relations, according to Shaikh Abdullah, are ancient and are based on blood relationships, culture and language through the Judeo-Christian-Muslim common history of Andalusia.
Al-Maliki said, "we are looking for the future, and today we establish such future which we regard as bright, and I think that what binds the two countries of strong bonds, blood relationships, religion and neighborliness are enough to form strong ties toward building up best relations, and to retort in the same time to anyone who still lives up till now according to the mindset of the head of the defunct regime.
142) She concludes that it is a culture overwhelmingly based on blood relationships, where a mother may be known by the name of her eldest son, such as Om (or Umm) Mohammed, the mother of Mohammed.
The relationship with Abraham, the relationship among believers, and the relationship with God are depicted by Paul in terms of familial/kinship/household language now used in the service of relationships that are not blood relationships.
One such term is "fictive kinship relationships"; that is, these relationships are fictional and not blood relationships.
A forensic medicine society said Wednesday it has compiled draft guidelines for DNA tests conducted to confirm blood relationships between parents and children.
Testing for kinship is not easy on the family when there are questions in blood relationships.
The roots of Arab Latin-American relations, according to Sheikh Abdullah, are ancient, are based on blood relationships, culture and language through the Judeo-Christian-Muslim common history of Andalusia, and also founded on humanitarian aspects in particular.
Our cord blood relationships in China include our distributor Fenwal, Inc.