Definition of moxibustion in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌmäksəˈbəsCHən/


(In Eastern medicine) the burning of moxa on or near a person’s skin as a counterirritant.
Example sentences
  • Currently, we have actively introduced Oriental medicine for the treatment of a wide range of diseases using Chinese medicines and acupuncture or moxibustion.
  • In Oriental medicine acupuncture and moxibustion are being utilized for the purpose of stopping preterm labor.
  • By making a differentiating diagnosis, practitioners can choose the best method of applying acupuncture, moxibustion, herbs, Qigong or massage.

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Syllabification: mox·i·bus·tion

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