Definition of acupuncture

ac·u·punc·ture

ˈakyəˌpəNGkCHər
noun
noun: acupuncture
  1.  
    a system of complementary medicine that involves pricking the skin or tissues with needles, used to alleviate pain and to treat various physical, mental, and emotional conditions. Originating in ancient China, acupuncture is now widely practiced in the West.

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