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Synonyms of pressure point

Noun


1. pressure point, point

usage: any of several points on the body where the pulse can be felt and where pressure on an underlying artery will control bleeding from that artery at a more distal point

2. pressure point, trouble, problem

usage: where problems or difficulties are likely to occur; "a key pressure point in the controversy was the building permit"

3. pressure point, area, region

usage: an area on the skin that is highly sensitive to pressure; "you must know the pressure points in order to administer shiatsu"

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