the plasma or liquid portion of human blood.
Valere Aude Louis Dechmann
A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis James Campbell Todd
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 3 Various
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 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.
blood plasma fraction
any of numerous, minute, protoplasmic bodies in mammalian blood that aid in coagulation.
invasion of the blood by toxic matter or microorganisms, characterized by chills, sweating, fever, and prostration; toxemia; septicemia; pyemia. Historical Examples Hilda Wade Grant Allen Margarita’s Soul Ingraham Lovell A Guide to Health Mahatma Gandhi Frenzied Finance Thomas W. Lawson The Cruise of the Snark Jack London Southern Arabia Theodore Bent Lady Connie Mrs. Humphry […]
the pressure of the blood against the inner walls of the blood vessels, varying in different parts of the body during different phases of contraction of the heart and under different conditions of health, exertion, etc. Abbreviation: BP. Historical Examples A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I Various The Mother and Her […]