a combining form denoting a process or form of drawing, writing, representing, recording, describing, etc., or an art or science concerned with such a process: biography; choreography; geography; orthography; photography.

< Greek -graphia. See -graph, -y3

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n combining form
1.  indicating a form or process of writing, representing, etc: calligraphy; photography
2.  indicating an art or descriptive science: choreography; oceanography
[via Latin from Greek -graphia, from graphein to write]

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-graphy suff.

  1. A writing or representation produced in a specified manner or by a specified process: tomography.

  2. A writing about or a representation of a specified thing: ophthalmography.

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