neuroma etymology

English word neuroma comes from English -oma, English neuro-

Detailed word origin of neuroma

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-oma English (eng) (pathology) Forming nouns indicating disease or morbidity.. (pathology, specifically) Forming nouns indicating tumors or masses, which may be benign or cancerous (malignant).
neuro- English (eng) Forming compound words relating to nerves, nerve tissue, or the nervous system.
neuroma English (eng) (pathology) A tumour composed of nerve cells.

Words with the same origin as neuroma

Descendants of -oma
acanthoma adenoma apudoma astrocytoma branchioma chorioangioma endothelioma fascinoma fibroma genome glioma gyroma haematoma keratoangioma lymph melanoma meningioma myoma myomatous oncogenomic papilloma stercoroma teratoma xyloma
Descendants of neuro-
neurobiology neurobrucellosis neurochemical neurofibromatosis neurogenic neurohypnology neuroinformation neurologist neuroscience neuroscientist neurosecretion neurosemantics neurosis neurosteroid neurosurgeon neurosurgery neurosurgical neurotheological neurotic neurotoxicology neurotoxin neurotransmitter neurovascular neuroweapon