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electroacupuncture

/elec·tro·acu·punc·ture/ (-ak″u-punk´cher) acupuncture in which the needles are stimulated electrically.
electroacupuncture after Voll  (EAV) a system of diagnosis and treatment based on the measurement of the electrical characteristics of acupoints, the results being used to determine a specific remedy.

electrical acupuncture

A permutation of acupuncture, in which low-voltage electric currents are passed through needles to stimulate the acupuncture points; it is uncertain whether this improves the efficacy of the traditional, non-electric format of acupuncture.

e·lec·tro·a·cu·punc·ture

(ĕ-lek'trō-ak'yū-pŭngk-shŭr)
Acupuncture in which needles are attached to a source of electric current.

electroacupuncture (EA),

n process in which acupuncture needles charged with electrical currents are inserted into specific meridian points to stimulate the sites and facilitate healing. See also acupuncture.

electroacupuncture

the application of electrical stimulation to acupuncture points.