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OMA

1.
orderly marketing agreement.

-oma

plural -omas, -omata.
1.
a noun suffix used to form names of tumors, of the kind specified by the base:
fibroma; melanoma.
Origin of -oma
probably extracted from carcinoma or sarcoma
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  • OMA had been lining some baskets with clay, and little Om tried to imitate her.

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  • And OMA looked into the embers, and she too saw the flickering spirits of the things to be.

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  • When he went out to hunt, OMA always feared till he came back.

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  • But OMA and Om peered out curiously from the mouth of the cave.

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  • Ralsea, OMA and Suros then pressed forward, and held out the hands of friendship to him.

  • When the men were seated, OMA and Om came out and sat near by.

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  • How beautiful was the ruddy brown sheen of OMA's hair and the light in her eyes as she welcomed him!

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  • Wang turned and looked at OMA and Om and gave a grunt of surprise.

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  • The present in the first conjugation keeps the reduplication of the stem, and changes the final e to -OMA.

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  • But if OMA made the first pottery and the most useful, Suta, wife of Wang, made the most beautiful.

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British Dictionary definitions for OMA

-oma

combining form
1.
indicating a tumour: carcinoma
Word Origin
from Greek -ōma
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Word Origin and History for OMA

-oma

word-forming element, from Greek -oma, with lengthened stem vowel + -ma, suffix forming neuter nouns and nouns that indicate result of verbal action (equivalent of Latin -men); especially taken in medical use as "morbid growth, tumor," based on sarcoma, carcinoma.

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OMA in Medicine

-oma suff.
Tumor: lipoma.

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OMA in Science
-oma  
A suffix meaning "tumor" or "cancer," as in carcinoma. Often, the suffix is added to the name of the affected body part, as in lymphoma, cancer of the lymph tissue.
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OMA in Technology


Object Management Architecture.
A set of standards under study by the OMG.
(1994-11-11)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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Related Abbreviations for OMA

OMA

Occupational Management and Budget
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