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stroma (n.)

1835 in anatomy, plural stromae, Modern Latin, from Latin stroma "bed covering," from Greek stroma "coverlet, covering, mattress, anything spread out for lying or sitting on," from PIE root *stere- "to spread."

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Definitions of stroma from WordNet

stroma (n.)
a mass of fungal tissue that has spore-bearing structures embedded in it or on it;
stroma (n.)
the dense colorless framework of a chloroplast;
stroma (n.)
the supporting tissue of an organ (as opposed to parenchyma);
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