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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The prevalence and correlates of consanguineous marriages in Yemen: similarities and contrasts with other Arab countries.
The number and size of ROH in offspring of consanguineous unions depends on the degree of parental relatedness, (6,7) and this introduces an important factor in terms of identifying biologically relevant ROH that are actually linked to disease incidence.
The consanguineous (first cousin) parents supported their four disabled daughters throughout their childhood.
He gave an emotive argument as to why consanguineous union, as close-family marriage is called, should be discouraged.
In reading his Rite of Passage, little tear drops welled in my eyes as I reflected on the horrific and intentionally excruciating policies and practices of white America in placing Black children in particular in foster homes and irrationally and willfully tearing them apart from the families with which they establish consanguineous bonds over time, a classic case of modern day capture, removal, and enslavement.
No pairs were consanguineous, and all pairs had lived together for at least 10 years prior to diagnosis (10, 11, 13).
Dr Golbahar said it was imperative such a screening programme was introduced because the risk of babies with genetic disorders increases in consanguineous marriage (marriage between relatives), which are between 60 per cent to 70pc in the region.
Kholkute: Consanguineous marriages are common in some parts of India.
Turkish scientists detected the gene while examining families with a history of first-degree consanguineous (blood-related) marriage.
Primogeniture, solidification of rights to ancestral rites, establishment of consanguineous villages, publication of genealogy books and collected writings of ancestors, and erection of memorial halls and shrines are only some examples (Deuchler 1992).
However, the consanguineous relationship between the Priest Cove Formation and Stanley Brook Granite suggests that the Priest Cove Formation was deposited on the Flagg Cove Formation.