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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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The substitute intending Haji must be a blood relative of the successful applicant.
In a parallel case in Ireland, police took a 7-year-old blonde girl living with a Roma family into care on Monday after suspicions she was not a blood relative, a senior police source said.
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.
Live kidney transplants are allowed in India only if the organ is donated by a blood relative or spouse, or if there is a swap agreement between two needy families.
Although anyone can die of flu, it appears that you are more likely to die of the viral infection if you catch the virus from a blood relative.
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.
I wasn't allowed into the hearings because I'm not a blood relative, so I wrote a letter (and asked) to see a judge, and he granted me visitation, and it just went on from there.