Meaning of stroma
Pronunciation: (strō'mu), [key]
— pl. -ma•ta
- the supporting framework or matrix of a cell.
- the supporting framework, usually of connective tissue, of an organ, as distinguished from the parenchyma.
- (in certain fungi) a compact, somatic mass of fungous tissue, in or on which the fructifications may be developed.
- the matrix of a chloroplast, containing various molecules and ions.
- stroma (Thesaurus)