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-oma
Pronunciation: /ˈəʊmə/

Definition of -oma in English:

suffix

(Forming nouns) denoting tumours and other abnormal growths: carcinoma

Derivatives

-omatous

1
suffix
Forming corresponding adjectives.

Origin

Modern Latin, from a Greek suffix denoting the result of verbal action.

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