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shiatsu

noun, often capitalized shi·at·su \shē-ˈät-(ˌ)sü\

Definition of shiatsu

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



Variants of shiatsu

also shiatzu play \shē-ˈät-(ˌ)sü\

Origin of shiatsu

short for Japanese shiatsu-ryōhō, from shi- finger + -atsu pressure + ryōhō treatment


First Known Use: 1967


Medical Dictionary

shiatsu

noun, often capitalized shi·at·su

Medical Definition of shiatsu

  1. :  acupressure especially of a form that originated in Japan



Variants of shiatsu

also shiatzu \shē-ˈät-sü\play

Learn More about shiatsu

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "shiatsu"


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