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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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As we have seen, in the pliocene and in savage days sex in the consanguine family system was abundant.
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).
Some of the striking features of the juwadi system were: The juwadis of one khal almost always belonged to one locality and many of them were affine or consanguine kin, thus it seemed to reinforce kinship/locality ties over purely occupational ties.
(118) On the other hand, a consanguine or affinal relationship serves only as a potential basis for kinship.
This move to transcendence, this apparent transgression of the normative- a kind of voluntarist cultural exile--appears in what may be termed the "new marginalism," a kind of "marginalist verse" that has been emerging with conspicuous faddishness over the past couple of decades or so (viz., cultural studies and its consanguine theoretical "disciplines" born variously of schools of philosophy and comparative literature).
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.
Une asymetrie de la distribution par age, la predation par les epaulards (Orcinus orca), la chasse, l'en chevetrement dans les filets, le tourisme, le changement climatique, la perte d' habitat et la depression consanguine sont au nombre des facteurs qui pourraient influencer le retablissement del' espece.
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.
Kepler, Peirce, Rotman, Abbott, and Greenaway are all the consanguine children of allegory's geometry, geometry's allegory.
Yet, most trips in rural areas are made by foot, horse or consanguine animals, and bicycle.
Nous connaissons tous l'inceste que Francoise Heritier appelle du premier type: c'est une relation consanguine generalement heterosexuelle entre adulte et enfant.