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plasma

 
Noun plasma has 3 senses
  1. plasma, plasm - colorless watery fluid of blood and lymph containing no cells and in which erythrocytes and leukocytes and platelets are suspended
    --1 is a kind of extracellular fluid, ECF
    --1 has substances: plasma protein; gamma globulin, human gamma globulin
    --1 has particulars: blood plasma
  2. plasma - a green slightly translucent variety of chalcedony used as a gemstone
    --2 is a kind of
    chalcedony, calcedony
  3. plasma - (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; "particles in space exist in the form of a plasma"
    --3 is a kind of
    state of matter, state
    --3 has particulars: interplanetary gas
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