galvanopuncture


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galvanopuncture

An obsolete term referring to the completion of a galvanic circuit by inserting a needle into the body and applying low-level direct electric current.

galvanopuncture

(gal-van′ŏ-pŭngk″chŭr, gal″vă-nō-pŭngk′chŭr) [ galvan(ic) + puncture]
Introduction of needles to complete a galvanic current.