stylostixis

/ (ˌstaɪləʊˈstɪksɪs) /

noun

med another name for acupuncture

Nearby words

  1. stylopharyngeal muscle,
  2. stylophone,
  3. stylopize,
  4. stylopodium,
  5. stylops,
  6. stylus,
  7. stymie,
  8. stymphalian birds,
  9. stymy,
  10. stype

Word Origin for stylostixis

C20: New Latin, from Greek stulos style (pointed instrument) + stixis mark, spot

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