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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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Familial Mediterranean fever: clinical, molecular and management advancements.
Core clinical features and possible fatal familial insomnia
Clinical presentation of familial exudative vitreoretinopathy Ophthalmology 2011;118:2070-2075.
Familial cholestasis: progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis, benign recurrent intrahepatic cholestasis and intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy.
Gene mutations in patients with familial hyperaldosteronism cause changes in the membrane voltage and result in the overproduction of aldosterone, which raises blood pressure.
Jacquemin, "Progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis," Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases, vol.
In this report, we describe a unique presentation of an Armenian man with familial Mediterranean fever with extensive lymphadenopathy in the hilum, mesentery, and retroperitoneal regions with a novel complex heterozygous genotype.
Giovinale et al., "Familial Mediterranean fever: a review for clinical management," Joint Bone Spine, vol.
D'apres la police new-yorkaise, Akayed Ullah, un chauffeur de taxi de 27 ans originaire du Bangladesh, qui a debarque aux USA en 2010 avec un visa F-4 mis en place pour le rapprochement familial, est le suspect de l'attentat dans le quartier de Times Square.
Familial hypercholesterolemia in the danish general population: prevalence, coronary artery disease, and cholesterol-lowering medication.