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What does blood plasma do in the body?

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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 34 years experience
Blood Plasma: is the liquid component of blood. It carries blood cells and other important components(e.g. hormones) throughout the body via the circulatory system. It also helps maintain blood pressure.
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Of course, it, as a vehicle, brings all needed nutritious ingredients to nourish all the tissues and organs.
May 18, 2017

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What is blood plasma?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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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