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The fluid portion, plasma, is a clear, slightly sticky, yellowish liquid. After a fatty
meal plasma transiently appears turbid. Within the body the blood is permanently
fluid, and turbulent flow assures that cells and plasma are fairly homogeneously ...
PLASMA The liquid portion of the blood, the plasma, is a complex solution
containing more than 90 percent water. The water of the plasma is freely
exchangeable with that of body cells and other extracellular fluids and is
available to maintain ...
Treatment of bleeding episodes emphasizes the replacement of the missing
plasma protein. In a patient with hemophilia A, factor VIII can be replaced by the
infusion into a vein of plasma derived from a normal donor, the cryoprecipitate ...
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