Consanguinous vs Consanguineous - What's the difference?

consanguinous | consanguineous |


As adjectives the difference between consanguinous and consanguineous

is that consanguinous is while consanguineous is related by birth; descended from the same parent or ancestor.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

consanguinous

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • consanguineous

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Related by birth; descended from the same parent or ancestor.
  • * 2002', B. Modell and A. Darr, "Science and society: genetic counselling and customary '''consanguineous marriage," ''Nature Reviews: Genetics , vol 3. no. 3 (Mar.), p. 225,
  • Consanguineous marriage is customary in many societies, but leads to an increased birth prevalence of infants with severe recessive disorders.

    Synonyms

    * consanguine * consanguineal * same-blooded

    See also

    * affinal