verb (used with object), ac·u·punc·tured, ac·u·punc·tur·ing.
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When given later, the team found that acupuncture actually boosted inflammation levels and drastically reduced the mice’s chance of survival.
It’s hard to say how these results translate to traditional acupuncture, which doesn’t have the electrical stimulation aspect.
They suggest acupuncture and counseling to work on these deeper issues.Men, Ice Your Balls To Make Babies—and Other Male Fertility Fixes|Tom Sykes|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Acupuncture increases fertility: Probably false, but unknown.
Stories abound online of women who tried acupuncture and finally got pregnant.
Most recently I tried acupuncture, Chinese herbs, raw apple cider vinegar, and chamomile tea.
Eventually, I got some relief from expensive acupuncture appointments.Prue Clarke on Her Battles With Kate Middleton’s Illness, Hyperemesis Gravidarum|Prue Clarke|December 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
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
Besides composing some mediocre poetry, Yang Hsiung wrote on acupuncture, music, and philology.A History of Chinese Literature|Herbert A. Giles
Needling or acupuncture consists in piercing the nerve at intervals in the buttock and thigh with long steel needles.Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
It borrowed acupuncture and the moxa from the Japanese heathen, and was taught the use of lobelia by the American savage.Medical Essays|Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.