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spe·cial·i·za·tion

(spe'shăl-i-zā'shŭn),
1. Professional attention limited to a particular specialty or subject area for study, research, and/or treatment.
2. Synonym(s): differentiation (1)

specialization

(spĕsh′ə-lĭ-zā′shən)
n.
Biology
a. Adaptation, as of an organ or a species, to a specific function or environment.
b. A character or feature resulting from such adaptation.

specialization

Graduate education A period of acquisition of special skills or specialty knowledge, usually in a formal educational setting, which is closed with an examination by a specialty board and a certificate of special expertise–a process known as board certification–awarded. See Board certification, Subspecialty.

spe·cial·i·za·tion

(spesh'ă-lī-zā'shŭn)
1. Professional practice limited to a particular specialty or subject area.
2. Synonym(s): differentiation (1) .

spe·cial·i·za·tion

(spesh'ă-lī-zā'shŭn)
1. Professional practice limited to a particular specialty or subject area.
2. Synonym(s): differentiation (1) .

specialization,

n the limiting of professional services to one isolated and distinct phase of dental practice.

Patient discussion about specialization

Q. Is there a special diet for FMS I heard that there is a connection between my diet and FMS- what is it? And what should I eat or not eat (that is the question ? )

A. My neighbor next door has this - he always looks so tired! I will tell him abot this link _Laura_ - thanks.

Q. Are there any special forums for parents to kids with cancer? I think my sister could really use that kind of support group of people who are going through the exact same thing they never dreamed to be.

A. But how should I tell her to go there? she acts like she doesn't need help. she says she isn't the one who needs treatment and she wouldn't want to waste time and energy on herself now- only on the kid. How do I convince her it's important?

Q. Anybody know any special cakes for diabetes patients? not just sugarless... something that was specially designed maybe...? any recipes??

A. Thank you diabetes community!!! you are good people... I invite you to try the cakes once they're ready...

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Candidates also participate as cohort members of their specialization area (elementary, secondary, special education), completing common coursework and field experiences within local district schools.
She has clearly shown how physicians' professionalization and specialization concerns, society's attitudes toward adolescence, and teenagers' needs and desires all combined to mold the specialty of Adolescent Medicine.
This integrative impulse was also evident, famously, in the utopian projects of pedagogical visionaries like Alexander Meiklejohn and Robert Hutchins, who urged the abandonment of narrow specialization and the adoption of broader and more ecumenical views in higher education (Winter, 1991).
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The time had passed when one mind could master all knowledge; and, inversely, the increasing specialization needed to deal with the bulk and diversity of new knowledge tended to fragment understanding into poorly related parts.
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