blood plasma

blood plasma
noun
the colorless watery fluid of the blood and lymph that contains no cells, but in which the blood cells (erythrocytes, leukocytes, and thrombocytes) are suspended
Syn: ↑plasma, ↑plasm
Hypernyms: ↑extracellular fluid, ↑ECF
Substance Meronyms: ↑plasma protein, ↑gamma globulin, ↑human gamma globulin

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noun
: the fluid portion of whole blood — compare blood serum

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the plasma or liquid portion of human blood.
[1905-10]

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blood plasma noun
The almost colourless liquid left after the blood cells and platelets have been removed from blood
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Main Entry:blood

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blood plasma,
the pale-yellow liquid part of blood, often placed in blood banks for use in transfusions.

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