consanguineous

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consanguineous

[¦kän·saŋ¦gwin·ē·əs]
(genetics)
Pertaining to two or more individuals that have a common recent ancestor.
(geology)
Of a natural group of sediments or sedimentary rocks, having common or related origin.
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In a rather uncomfortable exchange of letters Fison admitted, despite Morgan's pleading for him to accept that the consanguine family was the necessary deduction from the Polynesian system, that he was not convinced of the existence of the 'consanguine family': the purely promiscuous base-line of human relationships which was central to Morgan's theory (Stem 1930b: 432).
Nonetheless, it still lacks both a more respectable name and the restoration of kinship-bonds to those potentially consanguine master tropes championed by de Man and the other poststructural illuminati.
We present the clinical and autopsy findings of 2 female siblings who were born to consanguine parents and who were both affected by this rare disease.
It's this issue of parental culpability, as well as the transient solace found outside the consanguine circle, that links three solid new novels, all of which have boys - sons being raised by imperfect parents - at their core.