retroclusion

ret·ro·clu·sion

(ret'rō-klū'zhŭn),
A form of acupressure for the arrest of bleeding; the needle is passed through the tissues above the cut end of an artery, is turned around, and then is passed backward beneath the vessel to come out near the point of entrance.
[retro- + L. claudo (cludo) to close]

retroclusion

[ret′roklo̅o̅′zhən]
a method of controlling hemorrhage from an artery by compressing it between tissues on either side. A needle is inserted through the tissues above the bleeding vessel, then turned around and down so that it also passes through the tissues beneath the artery.

ret·ro·clu·sion

(ret'rō-klū'zhŭn)
A form of acupressure for the arrest of bleeding; the needle is passed through the tissues above the cut end of the artery, is turned around, and then is passed backward beneath the vessel to come out near the point of entrance.
[retro- + L. claudo (cludo) to close]