moxibustion

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Related to Moxybustion: cupping, mugwort

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.]

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]

moxibustion

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

moxibustion

n moxibustión f