auricular therapy


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Related to auricular therapy: Auriculotherapy, Auricular Medicine

auricular therapy

(1) Auricular acupuncture, see there.
(2) Auricular reflexology, see there.

auricular therapy

Acupuncture in which needles are inserted into specific points on the ear said to map or connect to other parts of the body. It is used in traditional Chinese medicine and alternative and complementary medicine to treat a variety of conditions, including sciatica and tobacco addiction.
Synonym: auriculotherapy
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