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Origin of plasma
OTHER WORDS FROM plasmaplas·mat·ic [plaz-mat-ik], /plæzˈmæt ɪk/, plasmic, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for plasma
A plasmic substance causes definite chemical and physical changes only when it is present in a certain condition of motion.
The effective stimulus in a plasmic substance is dependent on its own nature and the influence which it receives from without.
M. Roze believes, therefore, that the motion is a plasmic one, the protoplasm being the vital and animating part of the cell.Everyday Objects|W. H. Davenport Adams
And the chemical constituents of its plasmic inner body is but slightly different from that of the crystals.Dynamic Thought|William Walker Atkinson
Moreover, the greatest potency of spiritual power is at the beginnings in the most plasmic conditions of matter.
British Dictionary definitions for plasma
- a hot ionized material consisting of nuclei and electrons. It is sometimes regarded as a fourth state of matter and is the material present in the sun, most stars, and fusion reactors
- the ionized gas in an electric discharge or spark, containing positive ions and electrons and a small number of negative ions together with un-ionized material
Derived forms of plasmaplasmatic (plæzˈmætɪk) or plasmic, adjective
Word Origin for plasma
Medical definitions for plasma (1 of 2)
Other words from plasmaplas•mat′ic (plăz-măt′ĭk) null adj.
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Cultural definitions for plasma (2 of 2)
The liquid part of blood or lymph. Blood plasma is mainly water; it also contains gases, nutrients, and hormones. The red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets are all suspended in the plasma of the blood.