- 1. Professional attention limited to a particular specialty or subject area for study, research, and/or treatment. 2. SYN: differentiation (1).
* * *spe·cial·iza·tion .spesh-(ə-)lə-'zā-shən also Brit spe·cial·isa·tion .spesh-ə-.lī- n1) a making or becoming specialized <\specialization in pediatrics>2 a) structural adaptation of a body part to a particular function or of an organism for life in a particular environmentb) a body part or an organism adapted by specialization
* * *spe·cial·iza·tion (spesh″əl-ĭ-zaґshən) in medicine, medical practice limited to some special branch of medicine or surgery.
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specialization — index calling, pursuit (occupation), specialty (special aptitude) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
Specialization — Spe cial*i*za tion, n. 1. The act of specializing, or the state of being spezialized. [1913 Webster] 2. (Biol.) The setting apart of a particular organ for the performance of a particular function. Darwin. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
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specialization — (Amer.) speÂ·cialÂ·iÂ·zaÂ·tion || â€šspeÊƒÉ™lÉ™ zeÉªÊƒn / laÉª n. act of specializing; uniqueness, specific action; making something appropriate for a specific purpose; (Biology) structural adaptation of certain part of the body for a specific… … English contemporary dictionary
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specialization — specialize spe‧cial‧ize [ˈspeʆəlaɪz] also specialise verb [intransitive] COMMERCE to limit all or most of your business to a particular activity: specialize in • The firm specializes in small business manangement … Financial and business terms
Specialization — A method of production where a business or area focuses on the production of a limited scope of products or services in order to gain greater degrees of productive efficiency within the entire system of businesses or areas. Many countries… … Investment dictionary
specialization — UK [ˌspeʃəlaɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n] / US [ˌspeʃ(ə)lɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n] noun Word forms specialization : singular specialization plural specializations a) [uncountable] the study of a particular part of a wider subject The course offers three areas of specialization… … English dictionary
specialization — noun Date: 1843 1. a making or becoming specialized 2. a. structural adaptation of a body part to a particular function or of an organism for life in a particular environment b. a body part or an organism adapted by specialization … New Collegiate Dictionary