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|+||(1) Plasma: The liquid part of the [[blood]] and [[lymphatic fluid]], which makes up about half of its volume. Plasma is devoid of [[cell]]s and, unlike serum, has not clotted. Blood plasma contains [[antibodies]] and other [[protein]]s. It is taken from donors and made into medications for a variety of blood-related conditions. Some blood plasma is also used in non-medical products.|
|+||(2) Plasma that separates from [[blood]] in coagulation.The water substance in which all [[blood cells]] are suspended in, until movement by the heart pushes them along the bloodstream. Blood Plasma consists 90% water and 10% of other compound and elements that each play role within the body.|