plasma
noun Etymology: German, from Late Latin, something molded, from Greek, from plassein to mold — more at plaster Date: 1772 1. a green faintly translucent quartz 2. [New Latin, from Late Latin] a. the fluid part of blood, lymph, or milk as distinguished from suspended material; especially blood plasma b. the juice that can be expressed from muscle 3. protoplasm 4. a collection of charged particles (as in the atmospheres of stars or in a metal) containing about equal numbers of positive ions and electrons and exhibiting some properties of a gas but differing from a gas in being a good conductor of electricity and in being affected by a magnetic field 5. a display (as a television screen) consisting of discrete cells of plasma sandwiched between two layers of glass and electrodes such that each cell emits light when it receives an electric current • plasmatic adjective

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  • plasma — [ plasma ] n. m. • 1845; plasme « calcédoine verte » 1752; mot gr. « chose façonnée » 1 ♦ Plasma sanguin, ou absolt plasma : partie liquide du sang. ⇒ sérum; plasmaphérèse . Plasma lyophilisé. 2 ♦ (1962) État de la matière portée à très haute… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • plasma- — ⇒PLASMA , PLASM(O) , (PLASM , PLASMO )élém. formants I. L élém. est ou représente le subst. plasma. A. BIOL., MÉD. [Corresp. à plasma A 1 a] 1. [Le mot constr. est un adj.; le 2e élém. est un suff.] V. plasmatique (dér. s.v. plasma). 2. [Les mots …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Plasma — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda El término Plasma puede referirse a los siguientes artículos: Plasma sanguíneo, el componente líquido de la sangre. Plasma seminal, el componente líquido del semen. Plasma, el cuarto estado de la materia y el más… …   Wikipedia Español

  • plasmă — PLÁSMĂ s.f. 1. Parte lichidă a sângelui sau a limfei formată din apă, săruri, protide, lipide, glucide, anticorpi etc. 2. Substanţă gazoasă puternic ionizată, ale cărei proprietăţi fizice sunt determinate de existenţa ionilor şi a electronilor în …   Dicționar Român

  • Plasma — may refer to: * Blood plasma, the yellow colored liquid component of blood, in which blood cells are suspended * Plasma (physics), an ionized gas, the fourth state of matter **Plasma display, a common application of plasma (physics), a flat panel …   Wikipedia

  • Plasma — Sn Blutflüssigkeit; Substanz, in der sich Stoff und Energiewechsel vollzieht per. Wortschatz fach. (19. Jh.) Neoklassische Bildung. Neoklassische Übernahme aus spl. plasma, dieses aus gr. plásma Gebilde zu gr. plássein kneten, bilden, gestalten …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Plasma — Plas ma, n. [See {Plasm}.] 1. (Min.) A variety of quartz, of a color between grass green and leek green, which is found associated with common chalcedony. It was much esteemed by the ancients for making engraved ornaments. [1913 Webster] 2. (Biol …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • plasma — m. hemat. Fracción líquida de la sangre y de la linfa en la que se encuentran suspendidos los componentes sólidos. Está formado por agua, electrólitos, glucosa, lípidos, proteínas, gases disueltos y bilirrubina. El plasma es fundamental para el… …   Diccionario médico

  • plasma — Element prim de compunere savantă cu semnificaţia (referitor la) plasmă (1), de plasmă (1) . [var. plasmo . / < fr., gr. plasma]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN …   Dicționar Român

  • plasma — (n.) 1712, form, shape (earlier plasm, 1620), from L.L. plasma, from Gk. plasma something molded or created, from plassein to mold, originally to spread thin, from PIE *plath yein, from root *pele flat, to spread (see PLANE (Cf. plane) (n …   Etymology dictionary

  • plasma — s. m. 1.  [Fisiologia] Líquido claro onde se encontram os glóbulos do sangue e da linfa (ex.: plasma sanguíneo). 2.  [Física nuclear] Meio gasoso a alta temperatura, em equilíbrio termodinâmico, eletricamente neutro mas condutor da eletricidade,… …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

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