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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.
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Adj.1.consanguine - related by bloodconsanguine - related by blood      
related - connected by kinship, common origin, or marriage
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The protagonist Veronica asserts that not only were she and her elder brother Liam consanguine, but they were almost twins: "There were eleven months between me and Liam....
The Quran also speaks about taking care of consanguine ties, which constitute the basis of the human social system.
Basically, havana is a highly inclusive social as well as moral category that might incorporate consanguine and affine relationships, but is often used to address anybody with whom one is related through blood, work or friendship, including the ancestors.
(6) And indeed, in addition to writing the catalog for a major state-sponsored exhibit of Mexican art in Los Angeles in 1922, Porter claimed in "Why I Write about Mexico" that she found in the Mexican "renascence" of the 1920s "a feeling for art consanguine with my own" (2008, 869).Yet any assumption that the previous lack of attention to Porter's "exchange" with Mexican writers is due to critical oversight would gloss over the glaring omission of cross-cultural reading in Porter's Mexico works.
Thirty percent of the parents (parents of 13 patients) were consanguine (second degree relatives).
This heady symbolic moment of medicalized ethno-nationalist unification is further overdetermined by the lyrics to the song that immediately follows: "blood is blood, it isn't water." Religious distinctions are perceptible on the outside, but these distinctions only serve to highlight the truth of familial connection, through which eight of the main characters in the film, in the end, come to be either consanguine or affinal kin.
(65) According to Irenaeus, some gnostic groups (unhelpfully termed by him in the extant Latin rendition alii "others") (66) recounted tales about how, following the births of Cain and Abel and the murder of the latter, "Seth and then Norea were born," a consanguine marital pairing from whom the rest of humanity allegedly descend.
Sexual autonomy might provide normative grounds to restrict, for example, sexual contact between a young woman and her mother's boyfriend, as the young woman may be unduly impeded from codetermining (in the Fourtin scenario, exiting) the relation despite the absence of a formal (legal or consanguine) relationship.
This letter is dedicated, respectively; toReza Qoli Mirza and his family, his consanguine brothers, the sons of Ibrahim Khan Zahir al-dawla (Nadir's brother) and ultimately the custodians of the Shrine of Imam Reza (peace be upon him).
The change is in the form of a shift from consanguine to conjugal family.