auricular point


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Noun1.auricular point - the craniometric point at the center of the opening of the external acoustic meatusauricular point - the craniometric point at the center of the opening of the external acoustic meatus
craniometric point - a landmark on the skull from which craniometric measurements can be taken
acoustic meatus, auditory canal, auditory meatus, ear canal, external auditory canal - either of the passages in the outer ear from the auricle to the tympanic membrane
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With no time limit, four English databases (PubMed, Embase, the Cochrane Library, and AMED) and three Chinese databases (CBMdisc, CNKI, and WanFang Data) were searched until March 18, 2016, with the following Mesh terms and text words: ("auriculotherapy" OR "auricular therapy" OR "auricular point sticking" OR "auricular point therapy" OR "auricular plaster therapy" OR "auricular pressing therapy" OR "ear point" OR "auricular acupressure" OR "aural therapy" OR "ear acupressure") AND ("low back pain" OR "backache" OR "lumbosacral") AND ("randomized controlled trial" OR "random*").
In contrast to auricular acupuncture and electroacupuncture, which need to be practiced by licensed practitioners, auricular point acupressure (APA) applies an acupuncture-like stimulation to specific points on the ear (acupoints) without using a needle.
Feng, "Observations on the efficacy of auricular point plaster therapy plus 5-HT3 receptor antagonists in treating chemotherapy-induced vomiting," Shanghai Journal of Acupuncture-Moxibustion, vol.