Definition of acupressure in English:


Syllabification: ac·u·pres·sure
Pronunciation: /ˈakyəˌpreSHər


  • another term for shiatsu.
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    • She has been having mind and body therapy, acupressure and acupuncture.
    • If someone is less flexible or unwell, more emphasis would be placed on working the energy lines with acupressure rather than stretching the body.
    • From these therapies they have selected four - massage, aromatherapy, acupressure and reflexology - that can be safely and effectively performed at home without prior training.


1950s: blend of acupuncture and pressure.

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