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plasmanoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈplæz.mə/
  • plasma noun [U] (BLOOD)

(also blood plasma) the ​paleyellowliquid that ​forms 55% of ​humanblood and ​contains the ​bloodcells
  • plasma noun [U] (GAS)

a ​type of ​gas with ​almost no ​electrical charge, ​found in the ​sun and other ​stars: solar plasma plasma ​physics
(Definition of plasma from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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plasmanoun [U]

 us   /ˈplæz·mə/
biology the ​liquidpart of ​blood that ​carries the ​bloodcells
(Definition of plasma from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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in Spanish plasma…
in Vietnamese huyết tương…
in Malaysian plasma…
in Thai พลาสมา…
in French plasma…
in German das Plasma…
in Chinese (Simplified) 血液, 血浆…
in Turkish plâzma…
in Russian плазма (крови)…
in Indonesian plasma…
in Chinese (Traditional) 血液, 血漿…
in Polish plazma…
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