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?
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.