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specialization

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noun spe·cial·i·za·tion \ˌspe-sh(ə-)lə-ˈzā-shən\

Definition of specialization

  1. 1 :  a making or becoming specialized

  2. 2a :  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



1843

First Known Use of specialization

1843


Medical Dictionary

specialization

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noun spe·cial·iza·tion \ˌspesh-(ə-)lə-ˈzā-shən\

Medical Definition of specialization

  1. 1:  a making or becoming specialized <specialization in pediatrics>

  2. 2a:  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



Variants of specialization

also British

specialisation

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