acupuncturist


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ac·u·punc·ture

 (ăk′yo͝o-pŭngk′chər)
n.
A procedure used in or adapted from Chinese medical practice in which specific body areas are pierced with fine needles for therapeutic purposes or to relieve pain or produce regional anesthesia.
tr.v. ac·u·punc·tured, ac·u·punc·tur·ing, ac·u·punc·tures
To subject to acupuncture.

[Latin acus, needle; see ak- in Indo-European roots + puncture.]

ac′u·punc′tur·ist n.
Translations

acupuncturist

[ˌækjʊˈpʌŋktʃərɪst] Nacupuntor(a) m/f, acupunturista mf

acupuncturist

[ˈækjupʌŋktʃərɪst] nacupuncteur/trice m/f

acupuncturist

[ˌækjʊˈpʌŋktʃrɪst] nagopuntore/trice
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