meaning of oma

oma meaning in Names Dictionary

Name Origin: Hebrew
Name Gender: Female

oma meaning in Medical Dictionary

Suffix definition a swelling or tumefaction. Many terms in medicine end in -oma. A few examples consist of adenoma, atheroma, carcinoma, condyloma, fibroma, glaucoma, glioma, granuloma, hemangioma, hematoma, lipoma, lymphoma, melanoma, meningioma, myeloma, neuroblastoma, neuroma, papilloma, retinoblastoma, sarcoma, and xanthoma.

oma meaning in General Dictionary

A suffix used in medical terms to denote a morbid problem of some part often some type of cyst as in fibroma glaucoma

oma - German to English

gramma [coll.]

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  • balaclava (helmet)