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.
2. Relating to a substitute for lithography, in which metallic plates are used instead of stone.
2. Graphic procedure used to record uterine contractions.
Mickey Bach was a cartoonist and a lettering man. He graduated from Wisconsin in 1933, and he had six years of newspaper experience as an artist and a writer.
Uncle Sam "put his finger on him" in 1941 and he "graduated" from the military on December, 1945, with the rank of Captain.
He was known to have contributed a great deal to the contents of many articles in newspapers and was a famous person for many publishers during his life time.
2. A photograph or drawing of something as seen through a microscope.
3. A device that can produce engraving or writing using very fine lines.
2. Relating to an instrument used to make tiny writing or engraving.
2. The art or technique of writing with extremely small characters.
3. In psychiatry, abnormally small handwriting, as a symptom of a nervous disorder.
4. An instrument that magnifies the microscopic movements of a diaphragm by means of light interference and records them on a moving photographic film; may be used for recording various pulse curves, sound waves, and any forms of motion that may be communicated through the air to a diaphragm.
2. Radiography under conditions that permit subsequent microscopic examination, or enlargement, of the radiograph up to several hundred linear magnifications.
2. Imaging of small anatomic structures by use of a radionuclide in conjunction with a special collimator which "magnifies" the image; for example, the use of technetium-99m in conjunction with a pinhole collimator to image the lacrimal drainage.
2. The description of a particular anatomical part or region; especially, in relation to its very small surrounding parts or regions.