noun suffix
plural -omas also -omata

Definition of -OMA

:  tumor <adenoma> <fibroma>

Origin of -OMA

Latin omat-, -oma, from Greek -ōmat-, -ōma, from -ō- (stem vowel of causative verbs in -oun) + -mat-, -ma, suffix denoting result — more at -ment


noun suffix \ˈō-mə\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural -o·mas \-məz\ also -o·ma·ta \-mət-ə\

Medical Definition of -OMA

: tumor <adenoma> <fibroma>


Next Word in the Dictionary: omadhaun
Previous Word in the Dictionary: OM
All Words Near: -oma

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up -oma? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).