American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics


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A·mer·i·can Board for Cer·ti·fi·ca·tion in Or·thot·ics and Pros·thet·ics

(ABC) (ă-mer'i-kăn bōrd sĕr'ti-fi-kā'shŭn ōr-thot'iks pros-thet'iks)
A national organization that evaluates the training and standards for makers of orthotics and prosthetics. Among its many functions, it offers testing and continuing education programs to its members.
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