HyperDic: specialist

English > 2 senses of the word specialist:
NOUNperson specialist, specializer, specialiseran expert who is devoted to one occupation or branch of learning
person specialist, medical specialistpractices one branch of medicine
specialist > pronunciation
Soundsspeh'shahlahst; speh'shahlihst
Rhymesabolitionist ... zoologist: 193 rhymes with ahst...
abortionist ... Zionist: 245 rhymes with ihst...
English > specialist: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningAn expert who is devoted to one occupation or branch of learning.
Synonymsspecializer, specialiser
NarrowerGermanistA specialist in the study of Germanic language or culture or literature
TeutonistA specialist in the history of the Teutonic people or language (especially with respect to the Teutonic influence on the history of England)
attacheA specialist assigned to the staff of a diplomatic mission
canonistA specialist in canon law
criminologistA specialist in criminology
crystallographerA specialist in crystallography
dietician, dietitianA specialist in the study of nutrition
educationist, educationalistA specialist in the theory of education
enologist, oenologist, fermentologistA specialist in wine making
fingerprint expert, fingerprint specialist, fingerprint manA specialist in identifying fingerprints
graphic designer, designersomeone who specializes in graphic design
graphologist, handwriting expertA specialist in inferring / inferring character from handwriting
interior decorator, house decorator, room decorator, decoratorA person who specializes in designing architectural interiors and their furnishings
interior designer, designerA person who specializes in interior design
limnologistA specialist in the study of freshwater ponds and lakes
meteorologistA specialist who studies processes in the earth's atmosphere that cause weather conditions
nutritionistA specialist in the study of nutrition
optometrist, oculistA person skilled in testing for defects of vision in order to prescribe corrective glasses
orientalistA specialist in oriental subjects
tree surgeon, arboristA specialist in treating damaged trees
BroaderexpertA person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
OppositeRenaissance man, generalistA modern scholar who is in a position to acquire more than superficial knowledge about many different interests
Spanishespecialista
Catalanespecialista
Adjectivesspecialisticof or related to or characteristic of specialists
specialisticshowing focused training
Nounsspecialismthe special line of work you have adopted as your career
specialismthe concentration of your efforts on a particular field of study or occupation
Verbsspecialize, specialisedevote oneself to a special area of work
English > specialist: 2 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningpractices one branch of medicine.
Synonymmedical specialist
NarrowerENT man, ear-nose-and-throat doctor, otolaryngologist, otorhinolaryngologist, rhinolaryngologistA specialist in the disorders of the ear or nose or throat
anesthesiologist, anesthetist, anaesthetistA specialist who administers an anesthetic to a patient before he is treated
baby doctor, pediatrician, pediatrist, paediatricianA specialist in the care of babies
cardiologist, heart specialist, heart surgeonA specialist in cardiology
chiropodist, foot doctor, podiatristA specialist in care for the feet
dermatologist, skin doctorA doctor who specializes in the physiology and pathology of the skin
diagnostician, pathologistA doctor who specializes in medical diagnosis
diplomatemedical specialist whose competence has been certified by a diploma granted by an appropriate professional group
ear doctor, ear specialist, otologistA physician who specializes in the ear and its diseases
embryologistA physician who specializes in embryology
endocrinologistphysician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions affecting the endocrine system
gerontologist, geriatricianA specialist in gerontology
gynecologist, gynaecologist, woman's doctorA specialist in gynecology
hematologist, haematologistA doctor who specializes in diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs
hygienistA medical specialist in hygiene
internistA specialist in internal medicine
neurologist, brain doctorA medical specialist in the nervous system and the disorders affecting it
obstetrician, accoucheurA physician specializing in obstetrics
oncologistA specialist in oncology
ophthalmologist, eye doctor, oculistA medical doctor specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the eye
orthopedist, orthopaedistA specialist in correcting deformities of the skeletal system (especially in children)
orthoptistA specialist in orthoptics
proctologistA doctor specializing in diseases of the rectum and anus
psychiatrist, head-shrinker, shrinkA physician who specializes in psychiatry
radiographerA person who makes radiographs
radiologist, radiotherapistA medical specialist who uses radioactive substances and X-rays in the treatment of disease
rheumatologistA physician specializing in rheumatic diseases
urologistA specialist in urology
Broaderdoctor, doc, physician, MD, Dr., medicoA licensed medical practitioner
Spanishespecialista
Catalanespecialista
Adjectivesspecialisticof or related to or characteristic of specialists
specialisticshowing focused training
Nounsspecialismthe special line of work you have adopted as your career
specialismthe concentration of your efforts on a particular field of study or occupation
Verbsspecialize, specialisedevote oneself to a special area of work

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