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.
The arachnoid is named for its delicate, spider-web-like filaments that extend from its under surface through the cerebrospinal fluid in the subarachnoid space to the pia mater or the innermost membrane surrounding the central nervous system.
2. An instrument for recording muscular contractions.
2. The description of muscles, including the study of muscular contraction by the aid of a registering apparatus, as by some form of myograph; myology.