Etymology
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acupuncture (n.)

1680s, "pricking with a needle" as a surgical operation to ease pain, from Latin acus "a needle" (from PIE root *ak- "be sharp, rise (out) to a point, pierce") + puncture. The verb is first recorded 1972.

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Definitions of acupuncture

acupuncture (n.)
treatment of pain or disease by inserting the tips of needles at specific points on the skin;
Synonyms: stylostixis
From wordnet.princeton.edu

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