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Related to aquapuncture: acupuncture
Rarely used or obsolete term for a hypodermic injection of water.
[L. aqua, water, + punctura, puncture]
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.
aquapunctureA near-extinct term for the hypodermic injection of water.
n injecting water beneath the skin to ease or relieve pain.
acupuncture terminology for injection therapy; includes injection of any nonirritant therapeutic agent.