plasma protein n.
Any of the various dissolved proteins of blood plasma, including antibodies and blood-clotting proteins, that act by holding fluid in blood vessels by osmosis.
- Plasma renin activity
plasma renin activity n. Abbr. PRA The estimation of renin in plasma by measuring the rate of formation of angiotensin I or II.
- Plasma screen
noun 1. a type of flat screen on a television or visual display unit in which the image is created by electric current passing through many gas-filled cells noun a thin, high-definition television or computer display created with pixel-sized gas-filled cells that emit different colors when electric current is connected; also called plasma display , […]
[plaz-muh-sawl, -sol] /ˈplæz məˌsɔl, -ˌsɒl/ noun 1. the relatively fluid, inner cytoplasm of a pseudopod of an ameba. /ˈplæzməˌsɒl/ noun 1. another name for endoplasm
[plaz-muh-sfeer] /ˈplæz məˌsfɪər/ noun, Astronomy. 1. a region of cool surrounding the earth, extending 8000–25,000 miles (13,000–40,000 km) into space, and bounded by the plasmapause.