aquapuncture


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aq·ua·punc·ture

(ak'wă-pŭnk'chūr),
Rarely used or obsolete term for a hypodermic injection of water.
[L. aqua, water, + punctura, puncture]

aquapuncture

[-pungk′chər]
Etymology: L, aqua, water, punctura, puncture
the injection of water under the skin or spraying of a fine jet of water onto the skin surface to relieve mild irritation.

aquapuncture

A near-extinct term for the hypodermic injection of water.

aquapuncture (äˑ·kw·punkˈ·chr),

n injecting water beneath the skin to ease or relieve pain.

aquapuncture

acupuncture terminology for injection therapy; includes injection of any nonirritant therapeutic agent.