any of various places on the human body on a line of energy (called a meridian) into which an acupuncture needle can be inserted to exact a benefit; also called acupoint
a person, as a physician, chiropractor, or layperson, who practices . n. 1843, from acupuncture + -ist.
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a needle for cutting tissue by means of a high-frequency electric current.