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Third-degree relatives constitute a category of family members that constitutes a segment of the extended family and includes first cousins, great grandparents and great grandchildren.[1] The term is most commonly used in reference to the amount of genetic overlap that exists between two sets of people, with third-degree relatives sharing approximately 12.5% of their genes.[2]

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