Noun: plasma plaz-mu
- 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
- plasm, blood plasma
- A green slightly translucent variety of chalcedony used as a gemstone
- (physical chemistry) a fourth state of matter distinct from solid, 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
"particles in space exist in the form of a plasma"
Derived forms: plasmas
Type of: calcedony, chalcedony, ECF, extracellular fluid, state, state of matter