Glossary of Medical Terms

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1. Of the same kin; related by blood; used of persons; as, the two families are around akin. 2. Allied by character; partaking of the same properties; of the same kind. "A joy akin to rapture." "The literary nature of the work is akin to its moral character." (Jeffrey) This adjective is used only after the noun. Origin: Pref. A- (for of) + kin. Source: Websters Vocabulary
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