Definition of auriculotherapy in English:

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Pronunciation: /ôˌrikyəlōˈTHerəpē/


A form of acupuncture applied to points on the ear in order to treat other parts of the body.
Example sentences
  • Clinic director Hugh MacPherson uses auriculotherapy alongside body acupuncture to treat his patients.
  • A variation of traditional acupuncture is called auriculotherapy or ear acupuncture.


1970s: from Latin auricula 'external part of the ear' + therapy.

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Syllabification: au·ric·u·lo·ther·apy

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