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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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Eileen Macken has been trying to find her blood relatives since she was 19 and said she is "happiest person alive" after her search finally came to an end earlier this month.
The substitute intending Haji must be a blood relative of the successful applicant.
"Interpol will make its DNA Gateway available to any member country whose law enforcement agency has been provided with the profile of someone claiming to be a blood relative of the unknown child," the agency said in a statement." The Greek charity Smile of the Child has been looking after Maria since she was found by police last week.
Though Brown's wife Whitney Houston treated Gordon as a son, he is not a blood relative and has never been formally adopted.
Donors will get a blood donation card that entitles the donor or his immediate blood relative to seek a unit of blood whenever required.
Using real-time polymerase chain reaction, the authors measured blood relative mtDNAcn in 341 individuals selected from various occupational groups with low-level benzene exposures (> 100 times lower than the Occupational Safety and Health Administration/European Union standards) and in 178 referents from three Italian cities (Genoa, Milan, and Cagliari).
Nevertheless, breast cancer is more likely to be diagnosed at an advanced stage in men, and men with a male or female blood relative who had the disease are considered at increased risk.
Dacre Stoker, a blood relative of Bram Stoker, the creator of the vampire Dracula, has co-authored a sequel to the original novel with screenwriter Ian Holt.
Case patients were about four times more likely than control subjects were to report having a first-degree relative with a history of herpes zoster, and they were only slightly less likely to report having a more distant blood relative with a history of the disorder.
Wikipedia claims the young Ghana-born defender, who is on loan to Rovers from Liverpool, is a blood relative ofMr Bizzell.
Caregiver leave provides 26 weeks of FMLA leave during a 12-month period for a spouse, son, daughter, parent, or nearest blood relative caring for a recovering service member.