-oma

noun suffix

Definition of -oma

plural -omas also -omata
: tumor
  • adenoma
  • fibroma

Origin and Etymology 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


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