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Stromatic; relating to the stroma of an organ or other structure.
Synonym(s): stromic


Stromatic; relating to the stroma of an organ or other structure.


(strō′mă) plural.stromata [Gr., bed covering]
1. Foundation-supporting tissues of an organ. The opposite of parenchyma.
2. The membranous lipid-protein framework within a red blood cell to which hemoglobin molecules are attached.
stromalstromatic, adjective


A type of tissue that is associated with the support of an organ.
Mentioned in: Wilms' Tumor
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As CD73 is mainly active in the multipotent stromal cells, these are marked by a green glow.
NCCN Task Force report: Update on the management of patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumors.
Slides of sex cord stromal tumours were reviewed and that case where Immunohistochemistry was done was also viewed.
Histopathological examination after Haematoxylin and Eosin staining revealed it as a malignant phyllodes tumour characterised by extensive stromal overgrowth, sheets of malignant stromal cells with scanty trapped leaf-like arrangement of benign ductal epithelial cells (Figure 1D).
Keywords: Extra gastrointestinal stromal tumor, prostate, gist
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Stromal cellularity is categorized as mild, moderate, or marked, and is assessed in the most cellular area.
The report provides a snapshot of the global therapeutic landscape of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST)
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