Incest is sexual activity atween faimily members or close relatives.[1][2] This teepically includes sexual activity atween fowk in a consanguineous relationship (bluid relations), an whiles thir relatit bi affinity, such as individuals o the same hoosehauld, step relatives, thir relatit bi adoption or mairiage, or members o the same clan or lineage.[3]


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  3. Bittles, Alan Holland (2012). Consanguinity in Context. Cambridge University Press. pp. 178–187. ISBN 0521781868. Retrieved August 27, 2013.