HyperDic: acupuncture

English > 1 sense of the word acupuncture:
NOUNactacupuncture, stylostixistreatment of pain or disease by inserting the tips of needles at specific points on the skin
acupuncture > pronunciation
Soundsae'kyuwpah.ngkcher
Rhymesadventure ... welcher: 102 rhymes with cher...
English > acupuncture: 1 sense > noun 1, act
Meaningtreatment of pain or disease by inserting the tips of needles at specific points on the skin.
Synonymstylostixis
RegionChina, People's Republic of China, mainland China, Communist China, Red China, PRC, CathayA communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia
Broadertreatment, interventioncare provided to improve a situation (especially medical procedures or applications that are intended to relieve illness or injury)
Spanishacupuntura
Catalanacupuntura

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