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family

Traditionally, people who are related by blood or marriage. The term can mean many different things depending on the circumstances. Most statutes have a section devoted to “definitions” that will tell you the intended definition of words used in the law. For example, the concept of what constitutes a family may be important in zoning cases for single-family housing or apartment restrictions against non-family members living in the apartment with the tenant.

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Inflammatory/demyelinating central nervous system involvement in familial Mediterranean fever (FMF): coincidence or association?
2- Provide and publish sufficient information about familial guidance service, remedy, rehabilitation, accommodation and whence these can be obtained.
Incidence of familial Mediterranean fever among children of Mediterranean extraction with functional abdominal pain.
2005) [14], their study also shows that tendon xanthomas in familial hypercholesterolemia are associated with cardiovascular risk independent of low-density lipoprotein receptor gene mutation.
Major Finding: A total of 63% of patients with familial hemiplegic migraine reported at least one environmental trigger factor.
This was a retrospective hospital-based study of the frequency and clinical genetics of familial DCM in a cohort of DCM patients referred to the cardiomyopathy clinic in the GSH Cardiac Clinic.
Coronary artery bypass grafting is performed in pediatric patients with familial hypercholesterolemia and the graft of choice is the internal mammary artery, which has the potential for growth and prolonged patency (3, 4).
The familial DNA search found a partial match between DNA recovered from the victim's bodies and DNA from an offender whose profile was in the forensic database.
Only 10 percent of ALS cases are familial, while roughly 90 percent are sporadic; for sporadic ALS, there is no known cause.
Camilla Krogh, of the Statens Serum Insti-tut, Copenhagen, Denmark, and colleagues examined the familial aggregation of py-loric stenosis from monozygotic twins (derived from a single fertilized egg) to fourth-generation relatives in the population of Denmark.
A third brother, Richard Watt, 25, previously admitted familial homicide and perverting the course of justice.
The men's father, Antonio Watt, 60, of the same address, will be tried for familial homicide and perverting the course of justice.