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subspecialize

(sŭb′spĕsh′ə-līz′)
intr.v. subspecial·ized, subspecial·izing, subspecial·izes
To have or pursue a subspecialty: subspecialize in cosmetic surgery.

sub·spe′cial·ist (-spĕsh′ə-lĭst) n.
sub·spe′cial·i·za′tion (-spĕsh′ə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
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The trifecta of surgeons working fewer hours, subspecializing more and retiring earlier will make it difficult to address the shortages we currently face," says lead author Bhagwan Satiani, M.
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