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