Medical Dictionary


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

Medical Definition of CONSANGUINEOUS

:  of the same blood or origin; specifically :  relating to or involving persons (as first cousins) that are relatively closely related <consanguineous marriages>
con·san·guin·i·ty \-ˈgwin-ət-ē\ noun, plural con·san·guin·i·ties


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