moxibustion

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mox·i·bus·tion

 (mŏk′sĭ-bŭs′chən)
n.
The burning of moxa or other substances on the skin to treat diseases or to produce analgesia.

[Alteration of moxa + (com)bustion.]
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moxibustion

(ˌmɒksɪˈbʌstʃən)
n
(Medicine) a method of treatment, originally in Chinese medicine, in which a moxa is burned on the skin
[C20: from moxa + (com)bustion]
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moxibustion

A method of heat stimulation in which burning moxa is placed on or near the skin, or to the top of acupuncture needles.
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moxibustion

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