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full blood

n.
1. Relationship established through having the same set of parents.
2. often full-blood or full·blood (fo͝ol′blŭd′) A person or animal of unmixed race or breed.

full blood

n
1. (Genetics) Also: fullblood an individual, esp a horse or similar domestic animal, of unmixed race or breed
2. (Genetics) the relationship between individuals having the same parents

full′ blood`


n.
a full-blooded individual. Compare purebred.
[1805–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.full blood - descent from parents both of one pure breed
descent, extraction, origin - properties attributable to your ancestry; "he comes from good origins"
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He had not been blind to Baynes' infatuation for Meriem, and knowing the young man's pride in caste he had never for a moment believed that his guest would offer his name to this nameless Arab girl, for, extremely light in color though she was for a full blood Arab, Bwana believed her to be such.
"It may be--it may be," said Hawkeye, who had listened with singular attention to this explanation; "though I am a man who has the full blood of the whites, my judgment in deer and beaver is greater than in beasts of burden.
Prophylactic medical examinations and studies for women: Full blood count and blood glucose study, AST, ALT and Gamma - GT; Review by eye specialist with visual acuity study; Review of abdominal organs with echograph - liver, gall bladder, spleen, pancreas, kidney, bladder, uterus and ovaries; 2.
A spokesman for the health board said: "Work is ongoing to resume our full blood test service at Ruthin Hospital.
"As well as selling Wagyu cattle and genetics, there will also be an auction of high-quality full blood Wagyu beef with the proceeds going to the North Air Ambulance."
This led me, as a lay person, to ask, innocently, "What does a Full Blood Count cover?" The answer was "Some important things but not a lot!" I was under the impression - like the men interviewed at the above event - that a Full Blood Count covered everything that a blood test could pick.
Duval discusses in detail the full blood Chickasaw chief Payamataha and later Chickasaw War Chief Piomingo whose name in English means Mountain Leader or Mountain King.
The Ireland international (left) set up the Full Blood Charity three years ago following a volunteering trip to Gambia, and he remains in close contact with members of the project.
Ireland international McCarthy first visited the west African country as a volunteer in 2012, which helped inspire him to set up the charity the Full Blood Project.
The Ireland international first visited the West African country as a volunteer in 2012, which inspired him to help set up a charity, the Full Blood Project.
"If they didn't have enough platelets, they took them from the full blood donations but the rest had to be discarded.