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acupuncture

noun [U] uk   /ˈæk.jʊ.pʌŋk.tʃər/  us   /-tʃɚ/
a treatment for pain or illness in which thin needles are positioned just under the surface of the skin at special points around the body: Acupuncture originated in China.
Translations of “acupuncture”
in Vietnamese châm cứu…
in Spanish acupuntura…
in Thai การฝังเข็ม…
in Malaysian akupuntur…
in French acupuncture…
in German die Akupunktur…
in Chinese (Traditional) 針刺療法, 針炙…
in Indonesian tusuk jarum…
in Russian иглоукалывание…
in Turkish akupunktur…
in Chinese (Simplified) 针刺疗法…
in Polish akupunktura…
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