Oma meaning

ōmə
(among people of German ancestry) Grandmother, grandma.
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Tumor.

Lipoma.

suffix
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Tumor.

Lymphoma, sarcoma.

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A suffix meaning “tumor” or “cancer,” as in carcinoma. Often, the suffix is added to the name of the affected body part, as in lymphoma, cancer of the lymph tissue.
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Origin of oma

  • ModL < Gr -ōma, group, mass

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • New Latin -ōma from Greek -ōma -ōmat- n. suff

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From German Oma.

    From Wiktionary