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Tuesday, 31 December 2019

Consanguinity

Consanguinity
- Relationship by descent from a common ancestor
- Relation by blood.

Table showing degrees of Consanguinity.
Image Credits : E. Bruce Berman, Jr.

Usage:
- Some states prohibit marriage where there is a degree of consanguinity.
- This data highlights the need for the creation of awareness by governments among people, regarding the ill-effects of consanguineous marriage, a practice which is widely prevalent. 

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