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Synonyms for overspecialize

become overly specialized

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The rigors of the tenure process also encourage young academics to overspecialize, producing work whose scholarly value is marginal at best (who benefits from those papers on "Anality in Little Dorrit" and "Jungian archetypes in Bewitched"?) and exacerbating their fear of life outside the Ivory Tower.
He is a force against our tendency to splinter, our tendency to overspecialize, our tendency toward neoscholasticism and neoclericalism, our tendency to lose sight of the audiences with whom we should communicate.
Market pressures are working against physicians who overspecialize. A new category of doctors--so-called primary-care specialists--is meeting the needs of patients in a more efficient manner.