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adjective 
  1. Related by birth; descended from the same parent or ancestor.
    Consanguineous marriage is customary in many societies, but leads to an increased birth prevalence of infants with severe recessive disorders.http://ambassadors.net/selectedstudy2.htm
Translations: 
  • French: consanguin
    • German: blutsverwandt
    Etymology: Learned borrowing from consanguineosus (with English -ous), from cumLatin, cum meaning "together" + sanguineusLatin, sanguineus meaning "of or pertaining to blood", derived from sanguisLatin, sanguis meaning "blood"


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