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blood relation

noun
1.
one related by birth.
Also, blood relative.
Origin
1700-1710
1700-10
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British Dictionary definitions for blood relative

blood relation

noun
1.
a person related to another by birth, as distinct from one related by marriage
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blood relative in Medicine

blood relation n.
A person who is related to another by birth rather than by marriage.

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