DESCENT GROUP By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 A social group with a descent from a common ancestor. See bilateral descent- kinship network. DESCENT GROUP: "The descent group is the same for family members." Related Psychology Terms BILINEAL DESCENT PHRATRY GENERATION CONSANGUINITY BILINEAL DE UNILATERAL DESCENT KINSHIP NETWORK ENDOGAMY BILATERAL DESCENT ETHNIC GROUP Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DESCENT GROUP," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/descent-group/ (accessed May 10, 2021).