Blood Relationship

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Meaning of Blood Relationship

The meaning of blood relationship is clear when it describes the relationship existing between two or more persons who stand in lawful descent from a common ancestor . Half-blood is a term denoting the degree of relationship which exists between those that have the same father or the same mother, but not both parents in common. Mixed blood refers to a person who is descended from ancestors of different races or nationalities. Whole blood is kinship by descent from the same father and mother.

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