Definition of Consanguineous

1. Adjective. Related by blood.

Exact synonyms: Akin, Blood-related, Cognate, Consanguine, Consanguineal, Kin
Similar to: Related
Derivative terms: Cognate, Consanguinity, Kin, Kin



Definition of Consanguineous

1. a. Of the same blood; related by birth; descended from the same parent or ancestor.

Definition of Consanguineous

1. Adjective. Related by birth; descended from the same parent or ancestor. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Consanguineous

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Consanguineous

1. A relationship that share a common bloodline, descent from a common ancestor. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Consanguineous

conquistador
conquistadora
conquistadoras
conquistadores
conquistadorial
conquistadors
conrod
conrods
conrotary
conrotatory
cons
cons cell
consanguine
consanguineal
consanguined
consanguineous (current term)
consanguinities
consanguinity
consanguinuity
consarcination
consarcinations
consarn
consarn it
consarned
consarning
conscience
conscience-smitten
conscience money
conscience vote
conscience votes

Literary usage of Consanguineous

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1. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1917)
"The Classical Example of consanguineous Marriage The Ptolemies, who ruled Egypt for several centuries, wanted to keep the throne in the family, ..."

2. Marriages of the Deaf in America: An Inquiry Concerning the Results of by Edward Allen Fay (1898)
"Whatever theory may be held as to the cause of the large percentage of deaf children born from consanguineous marriages in general—a subject that does not ..."

3. The History of Human Marriage by Edward Westermarck (1901)
"... close intermarrying, though continued for a long time, has been followed by no bad consequences, this would be no evidence that consanguineous marriages ..."

4. Sexual problems of to-day by William Josephus Robinson (1919)
"When we examine the question historically, we find that the ancients had no such dread of consanguineous marriages as we have now. ..."

5. The Half-yearly Abstract of the Medical Sciences: Being a Digest of British edited by William Harcourt Ranking, Charles Bland Radcliffe, William Dommett Stone (1861)
"On consanguineous Marriages. (American Med. Times, March 23, 1861.) A committee of the New York Sanitary Association has for some time been engaged in an ..."

6. The Dublin Journal of Medical Science (1891)
"consanguineous MARRIAGES. The JV. y. Medical Record summarises a paper on this subjest contributed by Dre. Louis and Gustavo Lancry to L'Union Medicate (No. ..."

7. The Marriage of Near Kin Considered with Respect to the Laws of Nations, the by Alfred Henry Huth (1887)
"If, however, we had all these deaf-mutes together in an asylum, and inquired into their parentage, consanguineous marriage generally would appear to produce ..."

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