tele-, tel-, telo-, -telic, -telical

(Greek: far away, far off, at a distance)

Don't confuse this tele- with the teleo- unit that means "end, last".

radio, radiotelegraphy
1. The use of electromagnetic waves to transmit and receive information, as in sound broadcasts or two-way communication, without the need for connecting wires.
2. Communication that takes place by means of radio waves.
3. An electronic device for receiving sound broadcasts transmitted via radio signals.
4. An electronic device used to send and receive radio signals, used for two-way communication.
5. Sound broadcasts transmitted by means of radio waves.
6. The broadcasting by radio of programs (news, music, talk shows, etc.) for the public.
7. Radio broadcasting as an industry or profession.
stenotelegraphy
Telegraphy using an abbreviated code.
telamnesia
Poor memory for events of a long or distant past.
Telautograph, Tel Autograph
A facsimile telegraph for reproducing writing, pictures, maps, etc.

In the transmitter the motions of the pencil are communicated by levers to two rotary shafts, by which variations in current are produced in two separate circuits.

In the receiver these variations are utilized by electromagnetic devices and levers to move a pen as the pencil moves.

telebarograph
A barograph that records at a distance by means of electricity.
telebarometer
A barometer that registers its indications from a distance.
telebinocular
1. A stereoscopic instrument for determining various eye defects, measuring visual acuity or fusion of images, and conducting orthoptic training.
2. A prism-refracting instrument for use in orthoptic training.
telecardiogram
1. The tracing obtained by telecardiography.
2. An electrocardiogram recorded at a distance from the subject being tested.

The electrocardiogram obtained through telemetry, or, as with a galvanometer in the laboratory, being connected by a wire with the patient in another room.

telecardiography
The recording of an electrocardiogram by transmission of impulses to a site at a distance from the patient.
telecardiophone
A specially constructed stethoscope by means of which heart sounds can be heard by listeners at a distance from the patient.
telecast
To broadcast a program on television.
teleceptive
A reference to a teleceptor.
teleceptor
A sensory nerve terminal which is sensitive to stimuli originating at a distance; such nerve endings exist in the eyes, ears, and nose.
telecheiric, telechiric
1. Applied to a device which carries out manipulative operations under the control of a person who is not in the immediate vicinity, but who receives feedback from sensors in the device; also applied to a process or system involving such devices.
2. The branch of technology concerned with telechiric devices.
telecheirograph, telechirograph
A telautograph or a telegraphic apparatus by which writing or drawing is done with a pen or pencil at the transmitting end and which is reproduced in facsimile at the receiving end, by means of an electric current conveyed along a wire, and (in the usual forms of the instrument) communicating movements to the receiving pen corresponding to those made with the transmitting pen or pencil.