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Plasma

Glossary

plasma

The clear, yellowish, fluid part of the blood that carries the blood cells. The proteins that form blood clots are in plasma.

Last updated: 2014-02-26

Source: The National Cancer Institute's Dictionary of Cancer Terms (http://www.cancer.gov/dictionary)