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Plasma or plasm may refer to:
In cell biology
- Cytoplasm, a jelly-like substance that fills cells
- Germ plasm, a zone in the cytoplasm determining germ cells
- Germplasm, describes a collection of genetic resources for an organism
- Nucleoplasm, a highly viscous liquid that surrounds the chromosomes and nucleoli
- Protoplasm, the living substance inside the cell
- KDE Plasma Workspaces, an umbrella term for all graphical environments provided by KDE
- Plasma effect, a computer-based animated visual effect, used in graphics demonstrations
- Blood plasma, the yellow-colored liquid component of blood, in which blood cells are suspended
- Milk plasma or whey, the liquid remaining after milk has been curdled and strained
In media and entertainment
- Plasma (album), a 2003 live album by Trey Anastasio
- Plasma (comics), a fictional character in the Marvel Universe
- Plasma Records, a World Record Label
- Plasma (mineral), bright green chalcedony, sometimes found with small spots of jasper resembling blood drops
- Plasma (physics), an ionized state of matter similar to a gas. Common applications include the following:
- Plasma antenna, a type of radio antenna
- Plasma display, a flat-panel electronic visual display technology
- Plasma globe, a novelty item that was most popular in the 1980s
- Plasma lamp, a type of electrodeless lamp energized by radio frequency power
- Plasma weapon, any theoretical firearm designed to use plasma (high-energy ionized gas)
- Plasma arc welding, joining of metals by coalescence using plasma arc as a heat source with or without filler metal
- Plasma cutting, cutting of metals using plasma arc. Special advantage of ability to cut non ferrous metals like stainless steel, aluminium, etc.
- Plasma cannon (disambiguation), further disambiguation
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