Stroma

Stroma may refer to:

  • Stroma (animal tissue), the connective, functionally supportive framework of a biological cell, tissue, or organ
    • Stroma of ovary, a soft tissue, well supplied with blood, consisting of spindle-shaped cells with a small amount of connective tissue
    • Stroma of iris, fibres and cells in the iris
    • Stroma of cornea, plates of collagen fibrils in the cornea
  • Stroma (fluid), the fluid in between grana, where carbohydrate-formation reactions occur in the chloroplasts of plant cells photosynthesizing
  • Stroma (mycology), the dense structural tissue that produces fruiting bodies; made of non-vegetative (asexual) hyphae
  • Stroma of ovary, a soft tissue, well supplied with blood, consisting of spindle-shaped cells with a small amount of connective tissue
  • Stroma, Scotland, an island off the northern coast of Scotland with an area of 3.75 square kilometers, no longer populated
  • Stromal cell, a connective tissue cell of any organ, supports the function of the parenchymal cells of that organ
  • Freddie Stroma (1987-), a British actor most well known for playing Cormac McLaggen in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Other articles related to "stroma":

Corneal Ulcers In Animals - Melting Ulcers
... Melting ulcers are a type of corneal ulcer involving progressive loss of stroma in a dissolving fashion ... infectious agents produce proteases and collagenases which break down the corneal stroma ... Complete loss of the stroma can occur within 24 hours ...
cells" class="article_title_2">Bone Marrow - Stroma - Mesenchymal Stem Cells
... The bone marrow stroma contain mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs), also known as marrow stromal cells ...
Corneal Ulcer - Melting Ulcers
... Melting ulcers are a type of corneal ulcer involving progressive loss of stroma in a dissolving fashion ... produce proteases and collagenases which break down the corneal stroma ... Complete loss of the stroma can occur within 24 hours ...
Stroma Of Cornea
... The substantia propria (or stroma of cornea) is fibrous, tough, unyielding, and perfectly transparent ... In embryological development the corneal stroma is derived from the neural crest (a source of mesenchyme in the head and neck) and has been shown to contain mesenchymal stem ...