grapho-, graph-, -graph, -graphy, -grapher, -graphia
(Greek: to scratch; to write, to record, to draw, to describe; that which is written or described)
As indicated at the bottom of this page, there are a significantly large number of graphic word-entry groups in this unit. Such an extensive listing is provided to show how important the grapho- element is to the English language.
2. Instruments that show, and record, the speed of tremors occurring in an earthquake.
2. A process of making chalk tracery in relief on metal or stone, to obtain from it an electrotype or stereotype.
2. An instrument (of which there are various kinds) used for recording actinic power of light, to determine the correct time of exposure for photographic plates.
3. Either seldom used terms, or obsolete terms, for radiograph and radiography (images produced on film or another sensitive surface by radiation; such as, X-rays or gamma rays passing through an object).
2. A record of motor activity.
2. A roentgenography (x-ray) of a gland or glands.
A reference to writing without doxa, or glory; that is, writing that would bring no fame or honor to its creator.
2. In general, any self-recording instrument carried aloft by any means to obtain meteorological data.