Blood is a liquid in animals and humans which delivers nutrients and oxygen to the cells. It takes away waste products and carbon dioxide from same cells. Blood is made up of plasma, red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets.
Plasma is the pale-yellow liquid in which blood cells float. Plasma consists of 90% water. There is not the presence of red, white blood cells and thrombocytes. The main purpose of plasma is to transport nutrients, hormones, and proteins to the parts of the body that need it.
|Definition (www.oxforddictionaries.com)||The red liquid that circulates in the arteries and veins of humans and other vertebrate animals, carrying oxygen to and carbon dioxide from the tissues of the body||The colourless fluid part of blood, lymph, or milk, in which corpuscles or fat globules are suspended.Having a great deal of money, resources, or assets; rich|
|Objectives/Purpose||The main purpose of blood is to transport of things to the tissues and the removal of wastes from the tissues.||The main purpose of plasma is to transport nutrients, hormones, and proteins to the parts of the body that need it.|
|Synonyms||Clot, juice, hemoglobin, gore, claret||Cruor, vital fluid, sanguine fluid|
|Antonyms||Death, scramble, upgrade, passing, liken|
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|Word origin||It was originated from Old English blōd, of Germanic origin; related to German Blut and Dutch bloed.||It was originated in the Early 18th century (in the sense ‘mould, shape’): from late Latin, literally ‘mould’, from Greek plasma, from plassein ‘to shape’.|
|Made up of||It is made up of: red blood cells, white blood cells, blood platelets, all floating in blood plasma.||It is made up of: dissolved proteins, glucose, clotting factors, mineral ions, hormones, carbon dioxide.|
|Part of||It is the part of the circulatory system.||It is the part of blood, which is part of the circulatory system.|
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|Color||The color is red due to presence of red blood cells.||Its color is straw-yellow as the red blood cells which give the blood its color have been removed.|
|Nature||Plasma is liquid component of blood.||After clotting, remaining fluid protein of plasma except clotting substance.|
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