plasm

Definitions of plasm
  1. noun
    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, plasma
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    type of:
    ECF, extracellular fluid
    liquid containing proteins and electrolytes including the liquid in blood plasma and interstitial fluid
  2. noun
    the protoplasm of the germ cells that contains chromosomes and genes
    synonyms: germ plasm
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    type of:
    living substance, protoplasm
    the substance of a living cell (including cytoplasm and nucleus)
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