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The English suffix -graphy means a "field of study" or related to "writing" a book, and is an anglicization of the French -graphie inherited from the Latin -graphia, which is a transliterated direct borrowing from Greek.
- Radiography – use of X-rays to produce medical images
- Geography – use of images to depict the Earth and its regions.
Types of works
Fields of study
- Areography – geography of Mars (studies the physical features of the planet)
- Cartography – study and making of maps
- Cosmography – study and making of maps of the universe or cosmos
- Cryptography – study of securing information.
- Crystallography – study of crystals
- Demography – study of the characteristics of human populations, such as size, growth, density, distribution, and vital statistics
- Encephalography – recording of voltages from the brain
- Ethnography – study of cultures
- Floriography – language of flowers
- Geography – study of spatial relationships on the Earth's surface
- Hagiography – study of saints
- Holography – study and mapping of computer project imaged called Holograms for interactive and assisted computations.
- Historiography – study of the study of history
- Hydrography – measurement and description of any waters
- Oceanography – exploration and scientific study of the ocean and its phenomena
- Orography – science and study of mountains
- Reprography – reproduction of graphics through mechanical or electrical means
- Selenography – study and mapping of the physical features of the Moon
- Topography – study of Earth's surface shape and features or those of planets, moons and asteroids
- Uranography – study and mapping of stars and space objects