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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Silverman is the only specialist locally who successfully incorporates Transcutaneous Electrical Acupoint Stimulation (TEAS), into the gender selection process.
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A new method of acupuncture, transcutaneous electrical acupoint stimulation (TEAS), is considered to be safe, and a useful treatment without adverse reactions.
There is an acupoint that translates from Chinese to 'The Door of the Corporeal Soul,'" Day explained, "and it is used to encourage the spiritual connection between parent and child.
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Effects of far infrared acupoint stimulation on autonomic activity and quality of life in hemodialysis patient.
When the patient is ready, the doctor uses tweezers to pick up bees one by one and places them on the acupoint of the suffering joint.
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