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

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  • 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 point — acupoint …   Medical dictionary

  • acupuncture point — /ˌækəpʌŋktʃə ˈpɔɪnt/ (say .akuhpungkchuh poynt) noun one of a set of points on the body at which an inserted needle affects the flow of the chi. See chi2 …   Australian English dictionary

  • Acupuncture point injection — is a procedure in which drugs, vitamins, herbal extracts, or other fluids are injected into the body at an acupuncture point using a syringe and needle. External links * [http://www.cancer.gov/Templates/db alpha.aspx?CdrID=467825 Acupuncture… …   Wikipedia

  • acupuncture point injection — A procedure in which drugs, vitamins, herbal extracts, or other fluids are injected into the body at an acupuncture point using a syringe and needle …   English dictionary of cancer terms

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

  • ACUPUNCTURE — Toutes les civilisations se sont efforcées de combattre la douleur. Le procédé le plus déconcertant est sans doute l’acupuncture, utilisée en Chine depuis plusieurs millénaires. Reposant sur des bases théoriques traditionnelles très complexes, sa …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Acupuncture traditionnelle — Acupuncture Acupuncture du poignet L’acupuncture[1] (du latin : acus, « aiguille » et pungere, « piquer » …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Acupuncture detoxification — is the use of auricular (outer ear) acupuncture to treat drug and alcohol addiction. Evidence supporting the use of auricular acupuncture to treat addictions is largely based on anecdotal and clinical reports. Reviews of randomized controlled… …   Wikipedia

  • Acupuncture — L’acupuncture et la moxibustion de la médecine traditionnelle chinoise * …   Wikipédia en Français

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