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Acupuncture

Acupuncture Meaning & Definition
Acupuncture Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Acupuncture?

[n] (Chinese) treatment of pain or disease by inserting the tips of needles at specific points on the skin

Synonyms | Synonyms for Acupuncture: stylostixis

Related Terms | Find terms related to Acupuncture:

See Also | treatment

Acupuncture In Webster's Dictionary

\Ac`u*punc"ture\, n. [L. acus needle + punctura a pricking, fr. pungere to prick: cf. F. acuponcture.] Pricking with a needle; a needle prick. Specifically (Med.): The insertion of needles into the living tissues for remedial purposes.
\Ac`u*punc"ture\, v. t. To treat with acupuncture.

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