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Definition 1: the colorless watery fluid of the blood and lymph that contains no cells, but in which the blood cells (erythrocytes, leukocytes, and thrombocytes) are suspended - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for plasma in the sense of this definition

(plasma is a kind of ...) liquid containing proteins and electrolytes including the liquid in blood plasma and interstitial fluid

"the body normally has about 15 quarts of extracellular fluid"

(plasma is made of the substance ...) any of the proteins in blood plasma

(plasma is made of the substance ...) a plasma protein containing the immunoglobulins that are responsible for immune responses

Definition 2: (physical chemistry) a fourth state of matter distinct from solid or liquid or gas and present in stars and fusion reactors; a gas becomes a plasma when it is heated until the atoms lose all their electrons, leaving a highly electrified collection of nuclei and free electrons - [noun denoting state]

Samples where plasma or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • particles in space exist in the form of a plasma

(plasma is a kind of ...) (chemistry) the three traditional states of matter are solids (fixed shape and volume) and liquids (fixed volume and shaped by the container) and gases (filling the container)

"the solid state of water is called ice"

(... is a kind of plasma ) a rarefied flow of gas and charged particles (plasma) that stream from the sun and form the solar wind

(plasma belongs to category ...) the branch of chemistry dealing with the physical properties of chemical substances

Definition 3: a green slightly translucent variety of chalcedony used as a gemstone - [noun denoting substance]

(plasma is a kind of ...) a milky or greyish translucent to transparent quartz

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