Pronunciation: (ak'yoo-presh"ur), [key]
1. a type of massage in which finger pressure on the specific bodily sites described in acupuncture therapy is used to promote healing, alleviate fatigue, etc.
2. Med.a procedure for stopping blood flow from an injured blood vessel.
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