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 is 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.

nomograph
Any graph that represents numerical relationships.
nomographer
A writer of laws; a legislator.
nomographic
A reference to the expression of laws in written form.
nomography
A written presentation about drawing up laws.
nosochthonography
The science concerned with the influence of climatic and environmental conditions on health and disease; also known as, geomedicine.
nosogeography
The geographic distribution of illness, including endemic and epidemic diseases.
nosographer
Someone who keeps written accounts or descriptions of diseases.
nosographic
nosography
1. A written account or description of diseases.
2. The assignment of names to each disease entity in a group that has been classified according to a systematic nosolology.
3. A treatise on pathology or the practice of medicine.
nucleography
numismatography
The systematic description of coins; the descriptive part of numismatics.
nyctograph
A device invented by Lewis Carroll with which one can record one’s ideas at night, in the dark, or when not fully awake.
oceanograph
A written description of the physical and biological aspects of the oceans, including their chemistry, biology, and geology.
oceanographer
One who studies and writes about the oceans.
oceanographic
Relating to the science that deals with the oceans which includes the delimitation of their extent and depth, the physics and chemistry of their waters, marine biology, and the exploitations of their resources.

Related "writing" word units: glypto-; gram-; scrib-, script-.