[ oh-ver-spesh-uh-luh-zey-shuhn ]
/ ˈoʊ vərˌspɛʃ ə ləˈzeɪ ʃən /
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excessive specialization, as in a field of study.
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Where we differ is as to the point where specialization stops and overspecialization begins.
The undesirable corollary of overspecialization is overcentralization.