Definition of acupuncture noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

acupuncture

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noun
NAmE//ˈækyəˌpʌŋktʃər//
 
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a Chinese method of treating pain and illness using special thin needles that are pushed into the skin in particular parts of the body
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