acupressure


acupressure

noun

  1. a type of massage in which finger pressure on the specific bodily sites described in acupuncture therapy is used to promote healing, alleviate fatigue, etc.
  2. Medicine/Medical. a procedure for stopping blood flow from an injured blood vessel.

noun

  1. another name for shiatsu
n.

1859, from Latin acus “needle” (see acuity) + pressure (n.).

n.

  1. shiatsu

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