from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- suffix Tumor: lipoma.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- suffix A suffix forming nouns indicating disease or morbidity.
- suffix A suffix forming nouns indicating tumors or masses, especially cancerous ones.
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.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In pathology, a termination denoting a tumor or neoplasm, as in chondroma, sarcoma, fibroma, etc.
New Latin -ōma, from Greek -ōma, -ōmat-, n. suff.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Ancient Greek -ωμα (-ōma). (Wiktionary)