phanero-, phaner-, -phane, -phan, -phanic, -phanous,
-phany +

(Greek: to show; to make visible, to manifest, to open)

phaneromania
1. An uncontrollable impulse to pick at a spot or growth on one’s body; the habit of picking at scabs, biting one’s nails, or picking pimples.
2. The constant preoccupation with some external part of the body, as plucking the beard, pulling the lobe of the ear, etc.
phaneromaniac
1. Someone who has an uncontrollable impulse to pick at a spot or growth on his or her body.
2. A person who has the habit of picking at scabs, biting her or his nails, or picking pimples.
phanerophyte
1. A perennial tree or shrub with dormant buds borne on aerial shoots.
2. A perennial plant with its resting buds located well above the ground and exposed to the air.
phaneroscope
A lens used to concentrate the light from a lamp shining on the skin, to facilitate the examination of lesions of the skin and subcutaneous (under the skin) tissues.
phaneroscopy
The use of a lens which is used to concentrate the light from a lamp on the skin, so it is easier to examine lesions of the skin and subcutaneous (under the skin) tissues.
phanerosis
1. The processes of becoming visible.
2. The manifestation of a substance that has been inapparent because it was held in combination.
Phanerozoic eon
The present eon of geologic time, beginning 570 million years ago, that consists of the Paleozoic, Mesozoic, and Cenozoic eras which marked by an abundance of fossil evidence of life, especially higher forms, in the corresponding rocks.
phanerozoite
An exoerythrocytic tissue stage of malaria infection other than the primary exoerythrocytic stages (cryptozoite and metacryptozoite generations); consists chiefly of reinfection of the liver by merozoites produced by a blood infection (not found in falciparum [tropical parasitic disease] malaria).
phanerozonia, Phanerozonia
An order of starfish distinguished by large marginal plates.
phanic
Manifest; apparent.
phanotron
A hot-cathode gas diode that uses an arc discharge in mercury vapor or an inert gas.
pygephanous
Showing or revealing one's bare buttocks in some public situation; "mooning".
semi-diaphanous
Half or imperfectly transparent.
telephanous
Visible from a distance.
theophanic (adjective)
1. A reference to the appearance of a god in a visible form to a human being.
2. A description of the manifestation or appearance of God, or a god, to humans.

Cross references of word families that are related directly, or indirectly, to: "appear, visible, visual, manifest, show, see, reveal, look": blep-; delo-; demonstra-; opt-; -orama; pare-; phant-; pheno-; scopo-; spec-; vela-, veal-; video-, visuo-.