consanguinity


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con·san·guin·i·ty

 (kŏn′săn-gwĭn′ĭ-tē, -săng-)
n. pl. con·san·guin·i·ties
1. Relationship by blood or by a common ancestor.
2. A close affinity or connection.

consanguinity

(ˌkɒnsæŋˈɡwɪnɪtɪ)
n
1. (Anthropology & Ethnology) relationship by blood; kinship
2. close affinity or connection
3. (Geological Science) geology (of igneous rocks) similarity of origin, as shown by common mineral and chemical compositions and often texture
[C14: see con-, sanguine]
ˌconsanˈguineous, conˈsanguine adj
ˌconsanˈguineously adv

con•san•guin•i•ty

(ˌkɒn sæŋˈgwɪn ɪ ti)

n.
1. relationship by descent from a common ancestor; kinship (disting. from affinity).
2. close relationship or connection.
[1350–1400; Middle English (< Anglo-French) < Latin]

consanguinity

blood relationship. Cf. affinity.
See also: Relationship

consanguinity

The state of being related to another person by blood or through a shared ancestor.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.consanguinity - (anthropology) related by blood
anthropology - the social science that studies the origins and social relationships of human beings
family relationship, kinship, relationship - (anthropology) relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption
affinity - (anthropology) kinship by marriage or adoption; not a blood relationship
Translations
vérrokonság
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consanguinity

[ˌkɒnsæŋˈgwɪnɪtɪ] Nconsanguinidad f

consanguinity

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Julia thought no more of Antonio; but while her delighted eye rested on the well known scenes around their house, and {as} she stood in the world, for the first time, leaning on Charles, she thought him even nearer than their intimacy and consanguinity made them.
They too have been deaf to the voice of justice and of consanguinity.
The same thing would happen to those of the military who were placed among the other citizens; so that by this means every one would be in fear how to act in consequence of consanguinity.
In these two romantic natures was manifest in a signal way that neglected phenomenon, the dominance of the sexual element in all the relations of life, strengthening, softening, and beautifying even those of consanguinity.
When I hear this oracular sentence, I am for a moment absorbed in thought, emphasizing to myself each word separately that I may come at the meaning of it, that I may find out by what degree of consanguinity They are related to me, and what authority they may have in an affair which affects me so nearly; and, finally, I am inclined to answer her with equal mystery, and without any more emphasis of the "they" -- "It is true, they did not make them so recently, but they do now.
He feels a strict consanguinity, and detects more likeness than variety in all her changes.
But though these two were in consanguinity so nearly related, they were in their dispositions almost the opposites to each other.
How, having often found two exactly similar names, even belonging to the same place, to involve no traceable consanguinity, near or distant, he did not at first give much heed to this, except in the way of speculation as to what a surprising change would be made in the condition of a little seamstress, if she could be shown to have any interest in so large a property.
They know no such things among the savages, but marry anyhow, without regard to relation, consanguinity, or family; brother and sister, nay, as I have been told, even the father and the daughter, and the son and the mother.
They can only refuse to serve if: a) teacher is related within the fourth degree of consanguinity or affinity to any of the candidates or spouse; b) sick or otherwise pregnant; or c) physically incapacitated.
Finally, we have an array that has optimal copy number detection, including the potential for exon-by-exon coverage, that also has SNPs to detect absence of heterozygosity [AOH] caused by UPD or consanguinity," said Dr.
Muscat: Evaluating consanguinity and frequency of congenital disorders are important for future healthcare planning and interventions, an expert told a genetics meet in Muscat on Sunday.