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Meaning of ACUPUNCTURE

Pronunciation:  [n]'akyû`pungkchur, [v]`akyû'pungkchur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  (Chinese) treatment of pain or disease by inserting the tips of needles at specific points on the skin
 

ACUPUNCTURE is a 11 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: stylostixis
 
 See Also: treatment

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Ac`u*punc"ture\, n. [L. acus needle + punctura a
    pricking, fr. pungere to prick: cf. F. acuponcture.]
    Pricking with a needle; a needle prick. Specifically (Med.):
    The insertion of needles into the living tissues for remedial
    purposes.
    
    
  2. \Ac`u*punc"ture\, v. t.
    To treat with acupuncture.
    
    
 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: The technique of inserting thin needles through the skin at specific points on the body to control pain and other symptoms.
 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Dreaming of acupunture means that you are seeking alternative ways to reach healing. It might also indicate the necessity to pinpoint the source of the illness of trouble in order ot treat it efficiently, treating the symptoms only might not be sufficient.
 

 

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