pressure point Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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pressure pointnoun [C]

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pressure point noun [C] (BODY)

a ​place on the ​body where an artery (= ​tubecarryingblood from the ​heart) is ​close to the ​surface of the ​skin, where it can be ​pressed to ​partlystop the ​flow of ​blood

pressure point noun [C] (SITUATION)

a ​place or ​situation that is ​likely to ​causeproblems: Hospitals are a ​pressurepoint for the ​entirehealthsystem.
(Definition of pressure point from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pressure point”
in Chinese (Simplified) 身体, (动脉上方的)加压止血点…
in Chinese (Traditional) 身體, (動脈上方的)加壓止血點…
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