-oma etymology


English word -oma comes from Ancient Greek -ωμα

Etymology of -oma

Detailed word origin of -oma

Dictionary entry Language Definition
-ωμα Ancient Greek (grc)
-oma English (en) (pathology) Forming nouns indicating disease or morbidity.. (pathology, specifically) Forming nouns indicating tumors or masses, which may be benign or cancerous (malignant).

Words with the same origin as -oma

Descendants of -ωμα

leiomyosarcoma neurosarcoma