Specialization



[spesh-uh-luh-zey-shuh n] /ˌspɛʃ ə ləˈzeɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
the act of specializing, or pursuing a particular line of study or work:
Medical students with high student loans often feel driven into specialization.
2.
Biology. the adaptation of an organism or organ to a special function or environment:
Basic biology suggests the selective pressures leading to convergent evolutionary specialization among desert-dwelling species.
3.
the act of being restricted to some specific, or the act of becoming specialized.

specialization spe·cial·i·za·tion (spěsh’ə-lĭ-zā’shən)
n.

The act of specializing.

A specialty.

Adaptation, as of an organ or organism, to a specific function or environment.

See differentiation.

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