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.

dacryoscintigraphy
The scintigraphy (a two-dimensional picture of a bodily radiation source) of the lacrimal ducts to determine whether or how much they are blocked.
dactyliograph
A recorded fingerprint.
dactyliographer
Someone who specializes in the science of finger printing.
dactyliographic
A reference to the study of fingerprints as a method of identification.
dactyliographism
The scientific system of examining fingerprints for purposes of identification.
dactyliography
1. The scientific examination of fingerprints for identification purposes.
2. The written description of finger rings or the art of writing or engraving upon gems.

More information about the descriptions of dactyliography.

dactylograph
The printed, or recorded, fingerprint.
dactylographer
Someone who takes, or studies, fingerprints.
dactylographic
A reference to the examinations and analysis of fingerprints.
dactylographism
The scientific examination of fingerprints for identification purposes; literally, "finger writing".
dactylography
The study of fingerprints as a means of identification.

Here are more details about the science of dactylography.

dactylography
Dactylographics or oversized finger prints present a big problem.

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The fingerprint system is also known as dactylography.


defecography
Radiographic examination of the act of defecation of a radiopaque stool.
demograph (s) (noun), demographs (pl)
1. A report of anthropology that deals with the life-conditions of communities of people, as shown by statistics of births, deaths, diseases, buying habits, etc.
2. A written summary of populations, especially with reference to size, density, fertility, mortality, growth rate, age distribution, migration, and vital statistics.
demographer (s) (noun), demographers (pl)
1. Someone who studies human populations, including their size, growth, density, and distribution, and statistics regarding birth, marriage, disease, and death.
2. One who specializes in human statistical data.

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