specialization

(redirected from specializations)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia.

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...

More discussions about specialization
References in periodicals archive ?
About Coursera: Coursera partners with over 120 top universities and educational institutions to offer hundreds of online courses and Specializations in topics from computer science to social psychology and beyond.
The Cisco Master Security Specialization is designed to recognize resale channel partners who have taken the steps to be able to deliver a self-defending network consisting of integrated, collaborative, and adaptive security solutions and full lifecycle services," said Edison Peres, vice president and chief go-to-market officer for worldwide channels at Cisco.
A new Addictions specialization, infused with clinical mental health competencies, was added to the list of specializations in the 2009 standards.
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).
On one side, he confronts the challenges posed by specialization.
In response to legislative and regulatory changes and to competitive pressures from other service providers, specialization within the accounting profession has now become the norm, not the exception.
How many areas of specialization does the profession need?
Does educational specialization lead to fragmentation?
This specialization brings together data center infrastructure, cloud management, eco-partner relationships and cross-vendor solution capabilities like VCE Vblock, NetApp Flexpod and Cisco VXI," said Edison Peres, senior vice president for worldwide channels at Cisco.
AP Specializations provide every university with the perfect visiting professor -- distinguished, authoritative and inspirational," said Lord John Eatwell, president of Queens' College, University of Cambridge.
Master's Specialization: Master's Specialization in Agribusiness
NASM's Behavior Change Specialization was created to help CPTs identify their client's ability to change and immediately put into practice the appropriate intervention techniques aligned with their needs," said Erin McGill, senior director of product development at NASM, M.