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1. plasma

noun. ['ˈplæzmə'] the colorless watery fluid of the blood and lymph that contains no cells, but in which the blood cells (erythrocytes, leukocytes, and thrombocytes) are suspended.

Synonyms

  • blood plasma
  • human gamma globulin
  • plasm
  • gamma globulin
  • plasma protein
  • ECF

Antonyms

  • liquid
  • imperfection
  • unskillfulness
  • nonexistence

Etymology

  • πλάσμα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • πλάσσω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Plasma

  • miasma
  • asthma

Example sentences of the word plasma


1. Adjective
Even though LCD and plasma televisions are thin, they can be heavy.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Fatty foods can cause your plasma to be cloudy due to the amount of fat inside it 4.

3. Noun, plural
Because cancerous plasma cells replace the normal blood-forming cells in the bone marrow, anemia develops.

Quotes containing the word plasma


1. First of all, never buy a man a plasma TV until you're married. A lot of men once they have a plasma TV they don't need a girlfriend
- Greg Behrendt

2. plasma

noun. ['ˈplæzmə'] (physical chemistry) a fourth state of matter distinct from solid or 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.

Synonyms

  • interplanetary gas
  • state

Antonyms

  • action
  • inactiveness
  • unemployment

Etymology

  • πλάσμα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • πλάσσω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. plasma

noun. ['ˈplæzmə'] a green slightly translucent variety of chalcedony used as a gemstone.

Synonyms

  • chalcedony

Antonyms

  • separation
  • motion

Etymology

  • πλάσμα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • πλάσσω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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