Is a plasma a fluid?

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Is a plasma a fluid?
 

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It's fluid in a generic sense, like a gas is considered fluid. It has viscosity and it flows, and it assumes the geometry of whatever is confining it. It's different because of the presence of nuclei (fully ionized atoms), ions (less than fully ionized atoms) and electrons.
 
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ok i see thanks for the answer
 
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equation of continuity
 

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