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Noun: stroma (stromata)  strow-mu
  1. A mass of fungal tissue that has spore-bearing structures embedded in it or on it
     
  2. The dense colourless framework of a chloroplast
     
  3. The supporting tissue of an organ (as opposed to parenchyma)

Derived forms: stromata

Type of: animal tissue, plant tissue

Encyclopedia: Stroma, Highland