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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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Since both marriage and sexual intercourse between blood relatives or in-laws were prohibited, more cases concerning the crime of incest were handled by the courts of Rotterdam and Delft.
Alma said: "People have said to me they would never have even thought of offering as they thought you had to be a blood relative.
Pryor suggests getting screened for diabetes at age 30 if you are overweight, African American, have a blood relative with diabetes or any combination of the above.
t give a inks r "As Nick isn't her blood relative she definitely doesn't think that it is incest.
The man then started an extramarital affair with the woman though she posed as his blood relative.
As the old man's only surviving blood relative, Max inherits La Siroque, a chateau and vineyard, which he hopes to sell for a huge profit with the aid of realtor pal Charlie Willis.
I am a blood relative saying this, and it's hard to do but it's for her benefit.
Her husband Andy always wanted to be a donor, hoping that even though he is not a blood relative he would be a suitable match.
Many do not know that to donate to a spouse or friend and yield an excellent outcome, it is not necessary for them to be a blood relative or a tissue match, but rather from the correct blood group -- similar to a blood transfusion match.
If you don't do this, your estate will go to your closest blood relative, rather than your partner, if you die.
FORMER Plaid Cymru president Dafydd Wigley is a blood relative of Murray the Hump, a gangster henchman of Al Capone who specialised in blackmail, extortion, racketeering and murder.