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acupuncture

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈæ.kju.ˌpʌŋk.t͡ʃɝ/
  • Other 1: (ăʹkūpŭngkʺchûr)
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin acus (needle) + puncture.

NounEdit

acupuncture (plural acupunctures)

  1. The insertion of needles into living tissue, especially for remedial purposes.

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VerbEdit

acupuncture (third-person singular simple present acupunctures, present participle acupuncturing, simple past and past participle acupunctured)

  1. (transitive) To treat with acupuncture.

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From Latin

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acupuncture f (uncountable)

  1. acupuncture

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