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ACUPRESSURE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does acupressure mean? 

ACUPRESSURE (noun)
  The noun ACUPRESSURE has 1 sense:

1. treatment of symptoms by applying pressure with the fingers to specific pressure points on the body

  Familiarity information: ACUPRESSURE used as a noun is very rare.


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ACUPRESSURE (noun)


Sense 1acupressure [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Treatment of symptoms by applying pressure with the fingers to specific pressure points on the body

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

acupressure; G-Jo; shiatsu

Hypernyms ("acupressure" is a kind of...):

treatment (care by procedures or applications that are intended to relieve illness or injury)

Domain region:

China; Communist China; mainland China; People's Republic of China; PRC; Red China (a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world)

Japan; Nihon; Nippon (a constitutional monarchy occupying the Japanese Archipelago; a world leader in electronics and automobile manufacture and ship building)


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