su·​per·​spe·​cial·​ist ˌsü-pər-ˈspe-sh(ə-)list How to pronounce superspecialist (audio)
plural superspecialists
: a specialist concentrating or practicing in a narrow range of a specialty
was sent to a superspecialist for her rare heart condition
superspecialization noun
plural superspecializations
surgical superspecialization
superspecialized adjective
superspecialized care
superspecialized research

Word History

First Known Use

1900, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of superspecialist was in 1900

Dictionary Entries Near superspecialist

Cite this Entry

“Superspecialist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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