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Definition of "stromal" [stromal]

  • Of or relating to a stroma (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "stromal" in a sentence
  • "Tumors are a complex mix of neoplastic cancer cells and normal cells - inflammatory and immune cells, endothelial cells, fibroblasts, pericytes, and others, collectively known as stromal cells."
  • "Bone marrow 'stromal' stem cells are able to differentiate into various types of tissue that form the skeleton, including bone and cartilage."
  • ""Resistance to tamoxifen is thought to be an epithelial 'cancer cell' phenomenon, but we show here that it is clearly a 'stromal' phenomenon," Dr. Lisanti said."