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Question 1 of 7
“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
Words nearby OMA
, Olympus Mons
, Olympus, Mount
Other definitions for OMA (2 of 2)
plural -omas, -omata.
a noun suffix used to form names of tumors, of the kind specified by the base: fibroma; melanoma.
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How to use OMA in a sentence
The officers warned my cowering Oma (grandma) what might await the cousin if she ever did return.
Oma carefully drew the little clay pots from the fire, and after they had cooled she examined them.
The next day Oma made baskets lined with clay, and then, putting them on flat stones, pushed them into the heat of the fire.
At the fire feast the cooking of Oma made as great an impression as the wisdom and strength of Ang.
How beautiful was the ruddy brown sheen of Oma's hair and the light in her eyes as she welcomed him!
All through the long cold winter Ang and Oma fed the fire, and Om grew well and strong again.
British Dictionary definitions for OMA
n combining form
indicating a tumourcarcinoma
Word Origin for -oma
from Greek -ōma
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Medical definitions for OMA
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Scientific definitions for 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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