consanguinity

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  • noun

Synonyms for consanguinity

(anthropology) related by blood

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The bill provides that "it shall also be deemed to exist where two or more persons related with each other within the second degree of consanguinity or affinity run simultaneously for elective public office in any local or national election, even if neither is so related to an incumbent elective official.
He said only relatives of first degree of consanguinity (husband and wife, father and children, son and mother etc) are allowed to ride together.
If one of the individuals is more distant (remote) to the ancestor, the number of steps to the more remote person determines the degree of consanguinity.
Under a pending Anti-Political Dynasty Bill, a political dynasty exists when the spouse of an incumbent elective official or relative within the second degree of consanguinity or affinity holds or runs for an elective office simultaneously, with the former being within the same province or occupying the same office immediately after the term of office of the incumbent official.
The higher degree of consanguinity in these populations is thought to partially explain the higher prevalence of this autosomal recessive disorder (3).