noun (sometimes initial capital letter)
- a Japanese massage technique that includes the use of acupressure.
- massage in which pressure is applied to the same points of the body as in acupunctureAlso called: acupressure
n.1967, from Japanese, literally “finger-pressure.” n.
- A form of therapeutic massage in which pressure is applied with the thumbs and palms to those areas of the body used in acupuncture.acupressure