-gram

I
aff. a combining form meaning “something written, drawn, or plotted”
diagram; epigram[/ex]
“a written or drawn symbol or sequence of symbols” (ideogram; pentagram); “a message” (telegram); “an image or graphic record made by an instrument or as part of a diagnostic procedure”
electrocardiogram[/ex]
Compare -graph
Etymology: < Gk -gramma, comb. form of grámma something written or drawn II
-gram
wam aff.
a combining form of gram I:
kilogram[/ex]
III
-gram
tgp aff.
a combining form extracted from telegram , used in the titles of newsletters, direct-mail solicitations, etc. (culturegram; electiongram) or the names, sometimes humorous, of personally delivered messages or gifts
candygram; strippergram[/ex]

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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