A 37-year-old member asked:
What does blood plasma do in the body?
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Diagnostic Radiology 34 years experience
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A 31-year-old member asked:
What is blood plasma?
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Pathology 45 years experience
Liquid part: When the formed elements (platelets, white cells, red cells) are removed but the blood has not clotted (usually because it's been prevented from clotting), we speak of plasma.
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Last updated May 18, 2017
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