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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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(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.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.consanguineous - related by bloodconsanguineous - related by blood      
related - connected by kinship, common origin, or marriage
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Connected by or as if by kinship or common origin:
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a. consanguíneo-a, de la misma sangre u origen.
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adj consanguíneo, que tiene antepasados en común
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