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Definition: The part of blood which is not blood cells. Blood plasma also contains glucose and other dissolved nutrients. It also helps blood clot.

Pronunciation: plazĀ“mah

Body System: Cardiovascular

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ICD10 Codes Containing Term: plasma

C90.10 Plasma cell leukemia not having achieved remission
C90.11 Plasma cell leukemia in remission
C90.12 Plasma cell leukemia in relapse
E88.09 Other disorders of plasma-protein metabolism, not elsewhere classified
R70.1 Abnormal plasma viscosity
R77.8 Other specified abnormalities of plasma proteins
R77.9 Abnormality of plasma protein, unspecified
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