Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In pathology, a termination denoting a tumor or neoplasm, as in chondroma, sarcoma, fibroma, etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • suffix A suffix used in medical terms to denote a morbid condition of some part, usually some kind of tumor.

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  • suffix pathology A suffix forming nouns indicating disease or morbidity.
  • suffix pathology, specifically A suffix forming nouns indicating tumors or masses, especially cancerous ones.

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek -ωμα (-ōma).

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