Definition of shiatsu
: acupressure; especially : a form of acupressure that originated in Japan
Variants of shiatsu
Origin of shiatsu
short for Japanese shiatsu-ryōhō, from shi- finger + -atsu pressure + ryōhō treatment
First Known Use: 1967
Medical Definition of shiatsu
: acupressure especially of a form that originated in Japan
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