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Meaning of acupressure

ac•u•pres•sure

Pronunciation: (ak'yoo-presh"ur), [key]
— n.
  1. a type of massage in which finger pressure on the specific bodily sites described in acupuncture therapy is used to promote healing, alleviate fatigue, etc.
  2. a procedure for stopping blood flow from an injured blood vessel.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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