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plasma British & World English

The colourless fluid part of blood, lymph, or milk, in which corpuscles or fat globules are suspended

plasma TV British & World English

A television set with a plasma screen, usually larger and much thinner than a conventional set, and often designed to be mounted on a wall

plasma cell British & World English

A fully differentiated B-lymphocyte (white blood cell) which produces a single type of antibody

plasma screen British & World English

A flat display screen using an array of cells containing a gas plasma to produce different colours in each cell

plasma sheet British & World English

A layer of plasma in the magnetotail of the earth (or another planet), lying in the equatorial plane beyond the plasmapause, with two divergent branches that reach the earth at polar latitudes

plasma membrane British & World English

A microscopic membrane of lipids and proteins which forms the external boundary of the cytoplasm of a cell or encloses a vacuole, and regulates the passage of molecules in and out of the cytoplasm

quark-gluon plasma British & World English

A hypothetical, highly energized form of matter that contains unbound quarks and gluons, believed to have been present ten millionths of a second after the Big Bang

plasma television in plasma TV British & World English

A television set with a plasma screen, usually larger and much thinner than a conventional set, and often designed to be mounted on a wall