- the plasma or liquid portion of human blood.
Origin of blood plasma
Examples from the Web for blood plasma
Historical Examples of blood plasma
They live in the blood-plasma and do not attack the corpuscles.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis
James Campbell Todd
Blood-plasma, is the habitat of the red and white blood-corpuscles.Valere Aude
The blood-corpuscles are large amoebiform cells, and the blood-plasma is coloured blue by haemocyanin.
- the pale yellow fluid portion of the blood; blood from which red and white blood cells and platelets have been removed
- a sterilized preparation of this fluid for use in transfusions
- 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.