blood plasma
noun Date: 1858 the pale yellow fluid of whole blood that consists of water and its dissolved constituents including especially proteins (as albumin, fibrinogen, and globulins)

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  • Blood plasma — is the straw colored liquid component of blood in which the blood cells in whole blood are normally suspended. It makes up about 55% of the total blood volume. It is the intravascular fluid part of extracellular fluid (all body fluid outside of… …   Wikipedia

  • Blood plasma — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blood plasma — n the pale yellow fluid portion of whole blood that consists of water and its dissolved constituents including proteins (as albumin, fibrinogen, and globulins), electrolytes (as sodium and chloride), sugars (as glucose), lipids (as cholesterol… …   Medical dictionary

  • blood plasma — n. the fluid part of blood, as distinguished from the corpuscles …   English World dictionary

  • blood plasma — blood plasma. См. плазма крови. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • 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… …   Useful english dictionary

  • blood plasma — kraujo plazma statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Skystoji kraujo dalis, kurioje nėra kraujo kūnelių. atitikmenys: angl. blood plasma rus. плазма крови …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • blood plasma — blood′ plas ma n. anat. the liquid portion of vertebrate blood • Etymology: 1905–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • blood plasma — the plasma or liquid portion of human blood. [1905 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • blood plasma — noun The clear fluid portion of blood in which the red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets are suspended; forms serum upon clotting …   Wiktionary

  • blood plasma — see plasma …   The new mediacal dictionary

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