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glossary:acupuncture

Acupuncture:

Ancient Chinese practice of puncturing the body (as with needles) at specific points to cure disease or relieve pain. Controversial in treatment of lymphedema because of the possibility of weeping lymphorrhea and infection from entry locales.

See also: Acupuncture Treatment

glossary/acupuncture.txt · Last modified: 2012/10/16 14:40 (external edit)