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 (kŏn′săn-gwĭn′ē-əs, -săng-) also con·san·guine (kŏn-săng′gwĭn, kən-)
Of the same lineage or origin; having a common ancestor.

[From Latin cōnsanguineus : com-, com- + sanguineus, of blood; see sanguine.]

con′san·guin′e·ous·ly adv.


(ˌkɒn sæŋˈgwɪn i əs)

also con•san•guine

(kɒnˈsæŋ gwɪn)


having the same ancestry or descent; related by blood.
[1595–1605; < Latin consanguineus=con- con- + sanguineus of blood]
con`san•guin′e•ous•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.consanguineous - related by bloodconsanguineous - related by blood      
related - connected by kinship, common origin, or marriage


Connected by or as if by kinship or common origin:


a. consanguíneo-a, de la misma sangre u origen.


adj consanguíneo, que tiene antepasados en común
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The prevalence of consanguineous marriage in the UAE, coupled with its high incidence of vitamin D insufficiency among women is having a huge impact on infertility in the country.
KARACHI -- Taking exception to the trend of consanguineous marriages in local communities, experts have said that it has led to series of rare metabolic diseases among the children, including that of Lysosomal Storage Disorders (LSDs).
In addition, the condition can be passed on genetically, and this type of kidney failure is more common in the region than the West because of the high rate of consanguineous marriages here, Dr Zubaida explained.
This means that for a given gene, consanguineous offspring are more frequently homozygous than others.
It is now a known fact that this genetically disease is prompt by frequent consanguineous marriages.
The male offender, after he kills his romantic partner, usually kills his consanguineous relatives, such as his young children (filicide) and himself.
It is mostly seen in offsprings of consanguineous marriages, that is, alliances between blood relations.
When asked about the relation between birth defects and consanguineous marriages Hijazi said: "There are of course certain conditions that are related to consanguineous marriages and if there are some gene defects in the family, these genes will align and will cause a birth defect.
The most severe generalized form of GALE deficiency had been found in only 5 patients from 2 consanguineous Pakistani families, presenting as an illness following milk exposure in the neonatal period with long-term complications (4).
Anna Rajab from the Ministry of Health, Oman, said the Omani population is characterised by a rapid growth rate, large family size, consanguineous marriages and the presence of genetic isolates.