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Shortened form of acupuncture point

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acupoint (plural acupoints)

  1. (alternative medicine) A specific point on the body where acupuncture or acupressure is applied.
    • 1979, George J. Feiss, Mind Therapies, Body Therapies, page 59:
      An important aspect of the "barefoot doctors" treatment is G-Jo. G-Jo rests on the same philosophy as acupuncture, acupressure, Shiatsu and the other acupoint stimulation therapies.

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