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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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This Egyptian study is not conclusive evidence of a genetic link and an increased risk caused by consanguineous marriage.
Azad Jammu and Kashmir locating at north of Pakistan also has highest proportion of consanguineous marriages, it remained unexplored for analysis of genetic disorders including RP.
None of the subjects had a family history of consanguineous marriage.
IFT27, encoding a small GTPase component of IFT particles, is mutated in a consanguineous family with Bardet-Biedl syndrome.
A total of 139 of these families were consanguineous.
After univariate analysis, highly significant association of pregnancy outcome was observed within education, nature of work, socioeconomic status, age at marriage, consanguineous marriage; significant association was observed with maternal age, residence; and no significant association was observed with type of family and transport facilities.
A mitochondrial DNA A8701G mutation associated with maternally inherited hypertension and dilated cardiomyopathy in a Chinese pedigree of a consanguineous marriage.
Similar to these reports, our proband was born to consanguineous parents both being carriers of a Robertsonian translocation though no adverse pregnancy outcome was reported in the parents (Figure 1).
com Consanguineous marriages or parents who are related as cousins or second cousins is the prime cause of this disorder," Yahya Al Barashdi, a member of the Oman Association for the Hearing Impaired, told the Times of Oman.
Preference for consanguineous marriages is significantly high in South Asian populations and Pakistan is no exception.
Sometimes such anomalies can occur due to consanguineous marriages (marriages within families).
Investigation of parental consanguinity revealed a 66% rate of consanguineous marriage, with 29.