Stroma (animal tissue)

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Stroma (animal tissue)
Prostate under a microscope This image shows the microscopic glands of the prostate
Code TH H2.
Anatomical terminology

In animal tissue, stroma (from Greek στρῶμα, meaning “layer, bed, bed covering”) refers to the connective, supportive framework of stromal cells, of various types, of a biological tissue or organ. The stroma in animal tissue is the structural parts, usually contrasted with the parenchyma or functional parts.

Examples include:

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