Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
Advanced Dictionary        

stro·ma

stroma

 
pronunciation:
stro m
part of speech: noun
inflections: stromata
definition 1: in anatomy, the supportive framework of an organ, typically consisting of connective tissue.
definition 2: in botany, the fluid inside the main compartment of the chloroplast where the light-independent reactions of photosynthesis occur.
definition 3: in mycology, a mass of fungal tissue containing spore-bearing structures.