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plasma

in biology
  1. Fluid component of blood in which the blood cells and platelets are suspended. Synonym: blood plasma
  2. Fluid component of semen produced by the accessory glands, the seminal vesicles, the prostate, and the bulbo-urethral glands.
  3. Cell substance outside the nucleus, i.e., the cytoplasm.
Source:
PAC, 2004, 76, 1033 (Glossary of terms used in toxicokinetics (IUPAC Recommendations 2003)) on page 1065
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IUPAC. Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 2nd ed. (the "Gold Book"). Compiled by A. D. McNaught and A. Wilkinson. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford (1997). XML on-line corrected version: http://goldbook.iupac.org (2006-) created by M. Nic, J. Jirat, B. Kosata; updates compiled by A. Jenkins. ISBN 0-9678550-9-8. doi:10.1351/goldbook.
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DOI of this term: doi:10.1351/goldbook.PT06839.
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