acupoint


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acupoint

(ˈækjʊˌpɔɪnt)
n
(Complementary Medicine) any of the specific points on the body where a needle is inserted in acupuncture or pressure is applied in acupressure
[C19: from acu(puncture) + point]

acupoint


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(also called acupuncture point, pressure point or tsubo). Any of the key points on the meridians where nerves feel uncomfortable when the flow of energy through the body is blocked.
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22) However, the results of Hisghman's study did not support the efficacy of a standardized auricular acupoint prescription in adults with insomnia to significantly influence sleep efficiency.
Accurate location of the acupoint was confirmed when the subjects felt heaviness, pressure, tingling, or numbness in the area or a pleasant feeling.
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Such models include the idea that acupoint pressure may be associated with reductions in levels of the stress hormone cortisol, which in turn influences brainwaves, the production of serotonin, and opioids, which have somatic effects.