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Prevalence of Consanguinity in Muslim Community-A Review Shamshad

  title={Prevalence of Consanguinity in Muslim Community-A Review Shamshad},
  • Published 2015
Consanguinity ("blood relation", from the Latin consanguinitas ) is the property of being from the same kinship as another person. In that aspect, consanguinity is the quality of being descended from the same ancestor as another person. Consanguineous marriage is frequent in many populations. In fact, it has been recently estimated that consanguineous couples and their progeny suppose about 10.4 % of the 6.7 billion global population of the world First-cousin marriage and other types of… Expand
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