from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See serum.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The clear fluid obtained from whole blood by removing blood cells, platelets and fibrinogen; it is blood plasma without the fibrinogen.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the pale yellowish fluid which exudes from the clot formed in the coagulation of the blood; the liquid portion of the blood, after removal of the blood corpuscles and the fibrin.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an amber, watery fluid, rich in proteins, that separates out when blood coagulates


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