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224 Words That End With MA

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acanthoma (noun) a neoplasm originating in the epidermis Synonyms: skin tumor
acousma (noun) illusory auditory perception of strange nonverbal sounds Synonyms: auditory hallucination
adenocarcinoma (noun) malignant tumor originating in glandular epithelium Synonyms: glandular cancer, glandular carcinoma
adenoma (noun) a benign epithelial tumor of glandular origin
adenomyosarcoma (noun) malignant renal tumor of young children characterized by hypertension and blood in the urine and the presence of a palpable mass Synonyms: nephroblastoma, embryoma of the kidney, Wilms tumour, Wilms' tumor
agama (noun) small terrestrial lizard of warm regions of the Old World
amphiuma (noun) aquatic eel-shaped salamander having two pairs of very small feet; of still muddy waters in the southern United States Synonyms: congo eel, congo snake, blind eel
anathema (noun) a detested person Synonyms: bete noire
(noun) a formal ecclesiastical curse accompanied by excommunication
angioedema (noun) recurrent large circumscribed areas of subcutaneous edema; onset is sudden and it disappears within 24 hours; seen mainly in young women, often as an allergic reaction to food or drugs Synonyms: periodic edema, Quincke's edema, giant hives, atrophedema
angioma (noun) a tumor consisting of a mass of blood or lymphatic vessels
angiosarcoma (noun) a rare malignant neoplasm arising from vascular tissue; usually occurs in the breast and skin and is believed to originate from the endothelial cells of blood vessels
anima (noun) (Jungian psychology) the inner self (not the external persona) that is in touch with the unconscious
antepenultima (noun) the 3rd syllable of a word counting back from the end Synonyms: antepenult, antepenultimate
aroma (noun) any property detected by the olfactory system Synonyms: smell, odor, odour, scent, olfactory property
(noun) a distinctive odor that is pleasant Synonyms: perfume, scent, fragrance
ascoma (noun) an ascocarp having the spore-bearing layer of cells (the hymenium) on a broad disklike receptacle
asthma (noun) respiratory disorder characterized by wheezing; usually of allergic origin Synonyms: asthma attack, bronchial asthma
atheroma (noun) a fatty deposit in the intima (inner lining) of an artery; can obstruct blood flow
atrophedema (noun) recurrent large circumscribed areas of subcutaneous edema; onset is sudden and it disappears within 24 hours; seen mainly in young women, often as an allergic reaction to food or drugs Synonyms: periodic edema, Quincke's edema, giant hives, angioedema
axolemma (noun) outer membrane covering an axon
bema (noun) area around the altar of a church for the clergy and choir; often enclosed by a lattice or railing Synonyms: sanctuary, chancel
blastema (noun) a mass of undifferentiated cells from which an organ or body part develops
blastocytoma (noun) a tumor composed of immature undifferentiated cells Synonyms: embryonal carcinosarcoma, blastoma
blastoma (noun) a tumor composed of immature undifferentiated cells Synonyms: embryonal carcinosarcoma, blastocytoma
bregma (noun) the craniometric point at the junction of the sagittal and coronal sutures at the top of the cranium
calosoma (noun) any beetle of the genus Calosoma
carcinoma (noun) any malignant tumor derived from epithelial tissue; one of the four major types of cancer
carcinosarcoma (noun) a malignant neoplasm composed of carcinoma and sarcoma extensively intermixed
celioma (noun) an abdominal tumor
celoma (noun) a cavity in the mesoderm of an embryo that gives rise in humans to the pleural cavity and pericardial cavity and peritoneal cavity Synonyms: celom, coelom
cephalhematoma (noun) a collection of blood under the scalp of a newborn; caused by pressure during birth Synonyms: cephalohematoma
cephalohematoma (noun) a collection of blood under the scalp of a newborn; caused by pressure during birth Synonyms: cephalhematoma
chacma (noun) greyish baboon of southern and eastern Africa Synonyms: Papio ursinus, chacma baboon
charisma (noun) a personal attractiveness or interestingness that enables you to influence others Synonyms: personal appeal, personal magnetism
chiasma (noun) an intersection or crossing of two tracts in the form of the letter X Synonyms: decussation, chiasm
chloasma (noun) a tan discoloration of a woman's face that is associated with pregnancy or with the use of oral contraceptives Synonyms: mask of pregnancy, melasma
chlorenchyma (noun) parenchyma whose cells contain chloroplasts
chondroma (noun) a common benign tumor of cartilage cells
chondrosarcoma (noun) a malignant neoplasm of cartilage cells
chroma (noun) chromatic purity: freedom from dilution with white and hence vivid in hue Synonyms: saturation, intensity, vividness
chyloderma (noun) swelling of the scrotum resulting from chronic lymphatic obstruction Synonyms: elephantiasis scroti
cinema (noun) a medium that disseminates moving pictures Synonyms: celluloid, film
(noun) a theater where films are shown Synonyms: movie house, movie theater, movie theatre, picture palace
coma (noun) a state of deep and often prolonged unconsciousness; usually the result of disease or injury Synonyms: comatoseness
(noun) (botany) a usually terminal tuft of bracts (as in the pineapple) or tuft of hairs (especially on certain seeds)
(noun) (astronomy) the luminous cloud of particles surrounding the frozen nucleus of a comet; forms as the comet approaches the sun and is warmed
comma (noun) a punctuation mark (,) used to indicate the separation of elements within the grammatical structure of a sentence
(noun) anglewing butterfly with a comma-shaped mark on the underside of each hind wing Synonyms: Polygonia comma, comma butterfly
conima (noun) a gum resin from the poison hemlock, Conium maculatum
cyclorama (noun) a picture (or series of pictures) representing a continuous scene Synonyms: panorama, diorama
cyma (noun) (architecture) a molding for a cornice; in profile it is shaped like an S (partly concave and partly convex) Synonyms: cymatium
derma (noun) the deep vascular inner layer of the skin Synonyms: dermis, corium
diastema (noun) a gap or vacant space between two teeth
dilemma (noun) state of uncertainty or perplexity especially as requiring a choice between equally unfavorable options Synonyms: quandary
diorama (noun) a picture (or series of pictures) representing a continuous scene Synonyms: panorama, cyclorama
diploma (noun) a document certifying the successful completion of a course of study Synonyms: sheepskin
docudrama (noun) a film or TV program presenting the facts about a person or event Synonyms: infotainment, documentary, documentary film
dogma (noun) a religious doctrine that is proclaimed as true without proof Synonyms: tenet
(noun) a doctrine or code of beliefs accepted as authoritative
drachma (noun) a unit of apothecary weight equal to an eighth of an ounce or to 60 grains Synonyms: drachm, dram
(noun) formerly the basic unit of money in Greece Synonyms: Greek drachma
drama (noun) a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage Synonyms: play, dramatic play
(noun) an episode that is turbulent or highly emotional Synonyms: dramatic event
(noun) the literary genre of works intended for the theater
(noun) the quality of being arresting or highly emotional
eczema (noun) generic term for inflammatory conditions of the skin; particularly with vesiculation in the acute stages
edema (noun) swelling from excessive accumulation of watery fluid in cells, tissues, or serous cavities Synonyms: hydrops, dropsy, oedema
emphysema (noun) an abnormal condition of the lungs marked by decreased respiratory function; associated with smoking or chronic bronchitis or old age Synonyms: pulmonary emphysema
empyema (noun) a collection of pus in a body cavity (especially in the lung cavity)
enanthema (noun) eruption on a mucous membrane (as the inside of the mouth) occurring as a symptom of a disease Synonyms: enanthem
enchondroma (noun) benign slow-growing tumor of cartilaginous cells at the ends of tubular bones (especially in the hands and feet)
enema (noun) an injection of a liquid through the anus to stimulate evacuation; sometimes used for diagnostic purposes Synonyms: clyster
enigma (noun) something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained Synonyms: mystery, secret, closed book
(noun) a difficult problem Synonyms: riddle, conundrum, brain-teaser
ependyma (noun) thin epithelial membrane lining the ventricles of the brain and the spinal cord canal
epicheirema (noun) a syllogism in which some statement supporting one or both of the premises is introduced with the premises themselves.
epiphonema (noun) a sentence that is an exclamation, a general or striking comment, or a succinct summary of what has previously been said.
epithelioma (noun) a malignant tumor of the epithelial tissue
erythema (noun) abnormal redness of the skin resulting from dilation of blood vessels (as in sunburn or inflammation)
erythroderma (noun) any skin disorder involving abnormal redness
exanthema (noun) eruption on the skin occurring as a symptom of a disease Synonyms: exanthem, skin eruption
fibroadenoma (noun) benign and movable and firm and not tender tumor of the breast; common in young women and caused by high levels of estrogen
fibroma (noun) nonmalignant tumor of connective tissue
gamma (noun) the 3rd letter of the Greek alphabet
(noun) a unit of magnetic field strength equal to one-hundred-thousandth of an oersted
gemma (noun) small asexual reproductive structure in e.g. liverworts and mosses that detaches from the parent and develops into a new individual
glaucoma (noun) an eye disease that damages the optic nerve and impairs vision (sometimes progressing to blindness)
glioblastoma (noun) a fast-growing malignant brain tumor composed of spongioblasts; nearly always fatal Synonyms: spongioblastoma
glioma (noun) a tumor of the brain consisting of neuroglia
grama (noun) pasture grass of plains of South America and western North America Synonyms: grama grass, gramma, gramma grass
gramma (noun) pasture grass of plains of South America and western North America Synonyms: grama, grama grass, gramma grass
grandma (noun) the mother of your father or mother Synonyms: granny, nan, nanna, gran, grandmother, grannie
granuloma (noun) a tumor composed of granulation tissue resulting from injury or inflammation or infection
guama (noun) tropical tree of Central America and West Indies and Puerto Rico having spikes of white flowers; used as shade for coffee plantations Synonyms: Inga laurina
gumma (noun) a small rubbery granuloma that is characteristic of an advanced stage of syphilis
haemangioma (noun) benign angioma consisting of a mass of blood vessels; some appear as birthmarks Synonyms: hemangioma
haematoma (noun) a localized swelling filled with blood Synonyms: hematoma
halma (noun) a board game in which players try to move their pieces into their opponent's bases
hamartoma (noun) a focal growth that resembles a neoplasm but results from faulty development in an organ
haoma (noun) leafless East Indian vine; its sour milky juice formerly used to make an intoxicating drink Synonyms: soma, Sarcostemma acidum
hemangioma (noun) benign angioma consisting of a mass of blood vessels; some appear as birthmarks Synonyms: haemangioma
hematoma (noun) a localized swelling filled with blood Synonyms: haematoma
hepatocarcinoma (noun) carcinoma of the liver Synonyms: hepatocellular carcinoma, hepatoma, malignant hepatoma
hepatoma (noun) carcinoma of the liver Synonyms: hepatocarcinoma, hepatocellular carcinoma, malignant hepatoma
hybridoma (noun) a hybrid cell resulting from the fusion of a lymphocyte and a tumor cell; used to culture a specific monoclonal antibody
hyphema (noun) bleeding into the interior chamber of the eye
hypozeugma (noun) use of a series of subjects with a single predicate
ilama (noun) tropical American tree grown in southern United States having a whitish pink-tinged fruit Synonyms: ilama tree, Annona diversifolia
(noun) whitish tropical fruit with a pinkish tinge related to custard apples; grown in the southern United States
intima (noun) the innermost membrane of an organ (especially the inner lining of an artery or vein or lymphatic vessel)
karma (noun) (Hinduism and Buddhism) the effects of a person's actions that determine his destiny in his next incarnation
keratoacanthoma (noun) skin tumor that grows rapidly (especially in older people) and resembles a carcinoma but does not spread; it usually disappears spontaneously, often leaving a scar
keratoderma (noun) any skin disorder consisting of a growth that appears horny Synonyms: keratodermia

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