acupoint
A specific spot on the body where an acupuncture needle may be inserted to control pain and other symptoms. Also called an acupuncture point.

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  • acupoint — acu·point (akґu point) any of the specific sites for needle insertion in acupuncture; stimulation of acupoints also forms the basis of other therapies, including acupressure and moxibustion. There are 361 basic, named acupoints along the 12… …   Medical dictionary

  • acupoint — n. acupuncture point, any of several points on the body that correspond to an internal organ (used in the Chinese healing methods of acupuncture and acupressure) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • acupoint — [ akjʊpɔɪnt] noun any of the supposed energy points on the body where acupuncture needles are inserted or manual pressure is applied during acupressure …   English new terms dictionary

  • acupoint — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Acupoint therapy — is an extension of Willy Penzel s modern APM system (Akupunkt Massage), and it involves the stimulation of acupuncture points or meridians with a therapy stick. This differs from acupuncture which uses needles, acupressure or shiatsu which uses… …   Wikipedia

  • acupuncture point — acupoint …   Medical dictionary

  • Acupuncture point — Acupuncture points (zh cp|腧穴|shùxué, also called acupoints (zh cp|穴位|xuéwèi or Japanese: つぼ tsubo ) are locations on the body that are the focus of acupuncture, acupressure, sonopuncture, and laser acupuncture treatments. There are several… …   Wikipedia

  • Acupuncture — Intervention Needles being inserted into a patient s skin. ICD 10 PCS 8E0H30Z …   Wikipedia

  • Nei guan — (P6, Chinese: 内关) is an acupoint, a point of the skin that is stimulated with various techniques in the practice of acupuncture. It is located on the the anterior forearm, two cun above to the wrist crease, between the tendons of palmaris longus… …   Wikipedia

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