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Definition of "subspecialize" []

  • To have or pursue a subspecialty: subspecialize in cosmetic surgery. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "subspecialize" in a sentence
  • "#2 - There is too much medical information and it is impossible to be a specialist in every aspect of medicine and in order to remain current even specialists further subspecialize."
  • "Instead, they chose to subspecialize in cardiology, GI, or any number of fields with more desirable lifestyles."
  • "Other physicians trained in internal medicine subspecialize by training in a fellowship, such as gastroenterology, cardiology, or pulmonology."