verb (used with object), ac·u·punc·tured, ac·u·punc·tur·ing.
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Origin of acupuncture
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It’s hard to say how these results translate to traditional acupuncture, which doesn’t have the electrical stimulation aspect.
When given later, the team found that acupuncture actually boosted inflammation levels and drastically reduced the mice’s chance of survival.
Acupuncture increases fertility: Probably false, but unknown.
Did you ever see one of those Japanese figures with the points for acupuncture marked upon it?The Poet at the Breakfast Table|Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Besides composing some mediocre poetry, Yang Hsiung wrote on acupuncture, music, and philology.A History of Chinese Literature|Herbert A. Giles
Acupuncture, ak-ū-pungkt′ūr, n. an operation for relieving pain by puncturing the flesh with needles.
Chinatown—Interesting Chinese businesses from herb shops to acupuncture clinics.Oahu Traveler's guide|Bill Gleasner
At first purely theurgic, the practice was later characterized by acupuncture and a refined study of the pulse.The Evolution of Modern Medicine|William Osler