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subspecialty

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noun sub·spe·cial·ty \ ˌsəb-ˈspesh-əl-tē, ˈsəb-ˌ \

medical Definition of subspecialty

plural subspecialties
:a subordinate field of specialization
  • child psychiatry is a subspecialty of general psychiatry
  • —Bruno Bettelheim et al

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