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What does plasma do in the body?


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Answered 2014-05-01 15:53:22

Plasma in a yellowish fluid that carries the blood cells. It makes up 55% of our blood supply.... Plasma makes the blood sticky so that you dont bleed to death. it works with platelets 2 form scabs...Plasma is also made mostly of water

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