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consanguineous

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adjective con·san·guin·e·ous \ˌkän-ˌsan-ˈgwin-ē-əs, -ˌsaŋ-\

Medical Definition of consanguineous

  1. :  of the same blood or origin; specifically :  relating to or involving persons (as first cousins) that are relatively closely related <consanguineous marriages>

consanguinity \-ˈgwin-ət-ē\play noun plural consanguinities



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