Abbott's method

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Named after its designer, Edville G. Abbott, US orthopedic surgeon.

Proper noun[edit]

Abbott's method

  1. (medicine) A method of treatment of scoliosis, by utilizing plaster jackets.[1]


  1. ^ Thomas, Clayton L., editor (1940) Taber's Encyclopedic Medical Dictionary, 5th edition, Philadelphia, PA: F. A. Davis Company, published 1993, →ISBN, page 1