/ˈstroʊmə/ (say 'strohmuh)

noun (plural stromata /ˈstroʊmətə/ (say 'strohmuhtuh))
1. the colourless, spongelike, framework of a red blood corpuscle or other cell.
2. the connective tissue forming the framework of an organ (contrasted with parenchyma).
3. Botany a dense mass of hyphae in which a fungus may develop.
{New Latin; in Late Latin bed covering, from Greek: a spread}
stromatic /stroʊˈmætɪk/ (say stroh'matik), stromatous, adjective

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Stroma — may refer to: *Stroma, Scotland, an island off the northern coast of Scotland *Stroma (animal tissue), the connective, functionally supportive framework of a biological cell, tissue, or organ *Stroma, the thick fluid found in between grana, which …   Wikipedia

  • stromă — STRÓMĂ, strome, s.f. (bot.) 1. Grup de lamele între care se găseşte clorofila unor plante. 2. Organ de rezistenţă al unor ciuperci, în care se află elementele de înmulţire. – Din fr. stroma. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98 … …   Dicționar Român

  • stroma — (n.) 1832, in anatomy, plural stromae, Modern Latin, from L. stroma bed covering, from Gk. stroma anything spread out for lying or sitting on (see STRUCTURE (Cf. structure)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Stroma — Stro ma, n.; pl. {Stromata}. [L., a bed covering, Gr. ? a couch or bed.] 1. (Anat.) (a) The connective tissue or supporting framework of an organ; as, the stroma of the kidney. (b) The spongy, colorless framework of a red blood corpuscle or other …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stroma — ist die plasmatische Grundsubstanz im Innenraum von Chloroplasten und anderen Plastiden. in der Histologie das bindegewebige Stützgerüst eines Organs, siehe Interstitium (Anatomie). das den Fruchtkörper umgebende Hyphengeflecht mancher… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Stroma [2] — Stroma, Insel im Pentlandfrith, zu der schottischen Grafschaft Caithneß gehörig; hat einige Einw., an der Nordküste den Strudel Swalchie of Stroma …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Stroma —    STROMA, an island, in the parish of Canisbay, county of Caithness; containing 186 inhabitants. This island lies in the Pentland Frith, about three miles from the coast of Caithness, and is about a mile in length and half a mile in breadth. The …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

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  • Stroma — statusas T sritis histologija atitikmenys: lot. Stroma ryšiai: platesnis terminas – ašarų liauka …   Medicininės histologijos ir embriologijos vardynas

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