One who devotes himself to some specialty; as, a medical specialist, one who devotes himself to diseases of particular parts of the body, as the eye, the ear, the nerves, etc.
The physician who provides expertise and care in a particular area; i.e., surgeon, oncologist (cancer doctor), dermatologist, allergist.
Doctors who focus on certain parts of the body or diseases. These doctors have many years of training in their specialty areas. Cardiologists (heart), oncologists (cancer), and rheumatologists (arthritis) are all specialists.
A physician who provides specialized medical services, such as heart surgery.
A member of a stock exchange through which all trades in a given security pass.
A Wyvern Group staff member with extensive knowledge or ability in one or more aspects of the game.
A stock exchange member located at the trading post who keeps an orderly market in the shares for which he is listed as a specialist and thus he can buy and sell for his own account as needed. He is also a broker's broker. When a commission broker on the floor has a client order he can leave it, if wished, with the specialist who is obliged to act in the customer's best interest.
A member of a securities exchange who is a market maker in one or more securities listed on the exchange. The specialist is the person on the exchange floor to whom other members go when they wish to transact or leave an order. Specialists are expected to maintain a fair and orderly market in securities in which they make a market.
A stamp collector who intensively studies and collects the stamps and postal history of a given country, area, or time period, or who has otherwise limited his collecting field.
a stamp collector who has limited his collecting area to the intensive study of the stamps and postal history of a given issue
A collector who restricts his stamp collecting to a special field or area. Examples of a specialist collection could be United States Revenues, Confederate Issues, Ships on Stamps, Stampless covers, Duck Stamps, etc.
a species that performs best in a specific environment and poorly in others, while a generalist is a species that can perform fairly well in most environments
A species that consumes only one or a few types of food sources or forms associations with a narrow range of hosts. For example, certain collembola (tiny insects called springtails) specialize in eating specific species of fungi. (See generalist)
Organism which has adopted a lifestyle specific to a particular set of conditions. Contrast with generalist.