subspecialist

noun sub·spe·cial·ist \ ˌsəb-ˈspe-sh(ə-)list \
variants: or less commonly sub-specialist

Definition of subspecialist

plural subspecialists also sub-specialists
: a person who specializes in an occupation, practice, or field of study that is part of a broader specialty : an expert in or student of a subspecialty
  • Subspecialists who routinely treat patients with diseases of the external eye and the cornea …
  • —Stephanie Bernardo Johns

First Known Use of subspecialist

1892

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subspecialist

noun sub·spe·cial·ist \ ˌsəb-ˈspesh-(ə-)ləst \

medical Definition of subspecialist

: a physician having a subspecialty

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