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Plasma or plasm may refer to:



  • Blood plasma, the yellow-colored liquid component of blood, in which blood cells are suspended
  • Cytoplasm, a jelly-like substance that fills cells, suspends and protects organelles
  • Germ plasm, a zone in the cytoplasm determining germ cells
  • Germplasm, describes a collection of genetic resources for an organism
  • Milk plasma or whey, the liquid remaining after milk has been curdled and strained
  • Nucleoplasm, a highly viscous liquid that surrounds the chromosomes and nucleoli
  • Plasma cell, white blood cells that secrete large volumes of antibodies
  • Protoplasm, the entire living substance inside the cell membrane or cell wall


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