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-oma

noun suffix

Definition of -oma

plural -omas also -omata

  1. :  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


Medical Dictionary

-oma

noun suffix -o·ma \ˈō-mə\

Medical Definition of -oma

plural -o·mas \-məz\ also -o·ma·ta \-mət-ə\

  1. :  tumor <adenoma> <fibroma>




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