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plasma US English

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

plasma TV US 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 US English

A fully differentiated B cell that produces a single type of antibody

plasma screen US English

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

plasma sheet US 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 US English

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

quark-gluon plasma US 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 US 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