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Noun: plasm  pla-zum
  1. The protoplasm of the germ cells that contains chromosomes and genes
    - germ plasm
  2. The colourless watery fluid of the blood and lymph that contains no cells, but in which the blood cells (erythrocytes, leukocytes, and thrombocytes) are suspended
    - plasma, blood plasma

Derived forms: plasms

Type of: ECF, extracellular fluid, living substance, protoplasm

Encyclopedia: Plasm