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5 special language skills of communication

1) reading
2) listening
3) writing and spelling
4) speaking and pronouncing
5) thinking and analyzing - understanding

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Etymology

the study of word origins and derivations

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Etymo-

word origin

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-logy

the study of

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prefix

an optional word beginning

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combining form

the foundation for the word

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suffix

the word ending

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-al

pertaining to

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-ation

a process

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-ia

condition, state

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-oma

tumor, mass

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-ectomy

surgical excision
ex. cholecystectomy-surgical removal of the gallbladder

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-graphy

process of recording

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-scopy

process of using an instrument to examine

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intra-

within

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peri-

around

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hypo-

below

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brady-

slow

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bradycardia

condition of a slow heart rate