blood relation

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blood relation

n.
A person who is related to another by birth rather than by marriage.

blood relationship n.

blood relation

or

blood relative

n
(Genetics) a person related to another by birth, as distinct from one related by marriage

blood′ rela′tion


n.
a person related by birth rather than by marriage.
Also called blood′ rel′ative.
[1700–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blood relation - one related by blood or origin; especially on sharing an ancestor with another
relative, relation - a person related by blood or marriage; "police are searching for relatives of the deceased"; "he has distant relations back in New Jersey"
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blood relation

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References in classic literature ?
On account of his father's death it is to be a very quiet affair--only blood relatives.
With six blood relatives and eight family friends, the group is determined to give the athlete its full support.
Al-Qahtany, Saudi Royal Advisor, wrote on his official Twitter account that "The committee formed to serve the Qatari people has provided assistance to hundreds of Qataris including pilgrims and blood relatives to Saudi citizens.
Although both figures have opposite features-Mufasa carried a brownish mane while Scar sported a pure black one-there were no initial hints that the two weren't blood relatives.
But in a surprise reunion that will have TV viewers in tears, single mum Cathie was told she had blood relatives after all.
The children and grandchildren of Jewish refugees are taking advantage of a law which allows blood relatives of people persecuted by Adolf Hitler's brutal Third Reich to regain the citizenship taken from them in the 1930s and 1940s.
Questions likewise covered irradiation for intrauterine transfusions, infants, and neonates, HLA-matched products, and transfusions from blood relatives.
Fifty thousand children in England and Wales are ill-treated and neglected by blood relatives so it's wishful thinking to believe one is always better off with biological parents.
Stevan Alcock's novel My Blood Relatives is a coming-of-age novel of Rick, a gay teenager, set against the background of the Yorkshire Ripper murders.
In an interview with reporters after the hearing, Poe said she dearly wished that she could actually meet up with blood relatives in Iloilo though a reunion with the Militar family whom she first suspected to have had blood ties with.
The immediate blood relatives of those who are missing should visit Al-Noor Hospital in Makkah and provide their blood samples for the hospital authorities to match their DNA with the ones collected from the stampede victims," Al-Zahrani said.