blood plasma

noun
the plasma or liquid portion of human blood.

Origin:
1905–10

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blood plasma
 
n
1.  the pale yellow fluid portion of the blood; blood from which red and white blood cells and platelets have been removed
2.  a sterilized preparation of this fluid for use in transfusions

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blood plasma n.
The yellow or gray-yellow, protein-containing fluid portion of blood in which the blood cells and platelets are normally suspended.

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blood plasma  
The clear, liquid part of the blood, composed mainly of water and proteins, in which the blood cells are suspended. The blood plasma of mammals also contains platelets.
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Example sentences
The colorless liquid lymph has about the same composition as the blood plasma.
Nephrons are tiny tubes that filter the blood plasma, adjust and then return optimized fluid to the body.
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