Definition of electro-acupuncture in English:

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electro-acupuncture

Pronunciation: /əˌlektrōˈakyəˌpəNGk(t)SHər/
(also electroacupuncture)

noun

Acupuncture in which the needles used carry a mild electric current.
Example sentences
  • Essentially then, this study was looking at acupuncture versus electro-acupuncture on the treatment of hot flashes.
  • In addition, we also evaluated and compared the nerve growth-promoting capability of the traditional acupuncture and the electro-acupuncture through morphometric observations on regenerated nerves.
  • There is some scientific evidence to suggest that ultrasound treatment and electro-acupuncture may help, but these need more investigation.

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Syllabification: e·lec·tro-ac·u·punc·ture

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