consanguineal relations


consanguineal relations
index next of kin

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  • Famille matrifocale — Le terme de famille matrifocale désigne le système d organisation familiale, centré sur la mère et la famille maternelle, dans les Amériques noires : Antilles françaises, Jamaïque, États Unis... Ce terme inventé par Raymond Thomas Smith… …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • Parallel and cross cousins — In discussing consanguineal kinship in anthropology, a parallel cousin (or ortho cousin) is a cousin from a parent s same sex sibling, while a cross cousin is from a parent s opposite sexed sibling. So a parallel cousin is the child of the father …   Wikipedia


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