Blood-plasma



the plasma or liquid portion of human blood.
Historical Examples

Valere Aude Louis Dechmann
A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis James Campbell Todd
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 3 Various

noun
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
blood plasma
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.

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Blood-plasma-fraction

    blood plasma fraction

  • Blood-platelet

    any of numerous, minute, protoplasmic bodies in mammalian blood that aid in coagulation.



  • Blood-poisoning

    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 […]

  • Blood-pressure

    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 […]



Disclaimer: Blood-plasma definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.