Plasma is the pale yellow liquid component that suspends the different blood cells like red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. Thus it makes plasma an extracellular matrix of blood cells. It is a intravascular fluid which is made out of water, dissolved proteins, glucose, clotting factors, electrolytes, hormones and carbon dioxide. Plasma is covering about 55% out of the total blood volume in the human being. The average plasma blood volume in male is 39 mL/kg and in female its 40 mL/kg.
Learn what is plasma volume. Also find the definition and meaning for various math words from this math dictionary.