|generalist (ˈdʒɛnərəlɪst, ˈdʒɛnrə-)|
|1.||a. a person who is knowledgeable in many fields of study|
|b. (as modifier): a generalist profession|
|2.||ecology Compare specialist an organism able to utilize many food sources and therefore able to flourish in many habitats|
generalist gen·er·al·ist (jěn'ər-ə-lĭst)
A physician whose practice is not oriented in a specific medical specialty but instead covers a variety of medical problems.