stepsibling


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step·sib·ling

 (stĕp′sĭb′lĭng)
n.
A stepbrother or a stepsister.
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The relationship test requires the individual to be the taxpayer's (1) child or a descendant of the child, or (2) sibling or stepsibling or a descendant of the sibling or stepsibling.
A stepsibling or half sibling can have strong bonds even though they are not as genetically related as a pair of biological siblings with both of the same parents.
between a child and the father or uncle between siblings; or in its broader sense between a child and a stepparent or stepsibling.18
The victim was a parent in 78% of the cases, a sibling in 11 %, and another relative, such as a stepsibling or grandparent, in 9%.
Mental health of older young adult Maternity /Newborn + stepsibling including verbal abuse.
Finally, 32.2% of participants reported that the ill family member was a parent, 8.8% had an ill sibling, 35.7% reported an ill grandparent, 17.0% reported that the person with an illness was another extended family member, 5.8% reported "other" (i.e., a category other than those we provided, such as stepparent, stepsibling), and 0.5% did not report this category.
* Relationship: The child must be the taxpayer's child or stepchild (whether by blood or adoption), foster child, sibling or stepsibling, or a descendant of any of them.
A stepchild herself, and now a stepmother, she couldn't be in a better position to meet other families and discuss their experiences of becoming a stepchild, stepsibling or step-parent.
While single-child families do not incorporate sibling relationships, patchwork families might incorporate stepsibling relationships, and so-called multigenerational kinship families can be described as a complicated network of various familial subsystems.
stepsibling, or a descendent of a sibling of the tax filer.
There were 12.2 million children (representing 17 percent of all children) who lived with a stepparent, stepsibling and/or half sibling.