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acupressure


acupressure

noun acu·pres·sure \ˈak-(y)ə-ˌpresh-ər\

Definition of ACUPRESSURE

:  the application of pressure (as with the thumbs or fingertips) to the same discrete points on the body stimulated in acupuncture that is used for its therapeutic effects (as the relief of tension or pain)—see shiatsu
acu·pres·sur·ist \-ˌpresh-ə-rəst\ noun
February 27, 2015
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