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.


The spongy, colorless framework of a red blood corpuscle or other cell.

2. Bot.

A layer or mass of cellular tissue, especially that part of the thallus of certain fungi which incloses the perithecia.


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