cousin

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Synonyms for cousin

the child of your aunt or uncle

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Among women having had a blood relation with their husbands, those who were married to their first cousins from their father's side reported highest proportions of physical violence sequel with the exception of serious injuries, in which case women having 'other' type of blood relationship reported highest proportion of physical violence sequel.
5 per cent of UAE marriages were between cousins, and 26 per cent of those were first cousins.
71, two sisters Zeenat Bibi and Gulistan Bibi gunned down by their first cousins Amir and Akhtar.
Susannah is stuck on board sailing ship Athena's Secret with bickering parents, her attractive first cousin Martin, and a crewmember named Axel who will not stop hitting on her.
I wouldn't say that my parents pressured me, but I felt that society expected it," said Noor, who married her first cousin when she was 19.
First cousins should be aware of the availability of genetic counselling and testing, and be encouraged to seek the advice of a qualified expert before marriage.
After all, the current m-word statute provides that, while your average first cousins may not marry, they may tie the knot when they turn 50, or if either Bo or Daisy provides "a certificate signed by a licensed physician" confirming that one of them "is permanently and irreversibly sterile.
A FIRST cousin of the Birmingham brothers killed in the riots has revealed how the public's emotional outpouring of support has helped the family to cope.
In plain terms, first cousins have a 94-96 per cent chance of having healthy children.
It is estimated that up to 20 percent of marriages worldwide today are between first cousins, Dr.
It is estimated that up to 20 per cent of marriages worldwide today are between first cousins, said Teebi.
This reaction encouraged me to play anthropologist by pointing out that, in some societies, the most preferred marriages are between first cousins.
The son of first cousins, French artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec suffered from an inherited form of skeletal dysplasia that left the artist with short legs and weak bones.
A Cabinet Minister yesterday backed calls for a review of the high numbers of birth defects among children from marriages between first cousins in Britain's Asian communities.
Arranged marriages, often to first cousins, have been blamed.