shiatsu


shi·at·su

noun, often capitalized \shē-ˈät-(ˌ)sü\

Definition of SHIATSU

:  acupressure; especially :  a form of acupressure that originated in Japan

Variants of SHIATSU

shi·at·su also shi·at·zu \shē-ˈät-(ˌ)sü\

Origin of SHIATSU

short for Japanese shiatsu-ryōhō, from shi- finger + -atsu pressure + ryōhō treatment
First Known Use: 1967

shi·at·su

noun , often capitalized    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SHIATSU

: acupressure especially of a form that originated in Japan

Variants of SHIATSU

shi·at·su also shi·at·zu \shē-ˈät-sü\

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