specialization

noun spe·cial·i·za·tion \ ˌspe-sh(ə-)lə-ˈzā-shən \
|Updated on: 10 Jun 2018

Definition of specialization

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

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First Known Use of specialization

1831

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Medical Dictionary

specialization

noun spe·cial·iza·tion \ ˌspesh-(ə-)lə-ˈzā-shən \
variants: also British specialisation play \ˌspesh-ə-ˌlī-\

medical Definition of specialization

1 : 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 environment
b : a body part or an organism adapted by specialization


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