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- An alternative medicine technique, derived from acupuncture, in which physical pressure is applied to acupoints.
- (dated) A mode of arresting hemorrhage resulting from wounds or surgical operations, by passing under the divided vessel a needle, the ends of which are left exposed externally on the cutaneous surface.
alternative medicine technique in which physical pressure is applied to acupoints
mode of arresting hemorrhage