a person, as a physician, chiropractor, or layperson, who practices .
1843, from acupuncture + -ist.
acurp American College of Utilization Review Physicians
Surgery. a needle, especially one used in a surgical operation. (def 1). Historical Examples For acus with an aspiration nor without is no word of the countrey. The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of the English Nation, Volume XIV (of 16) Richard Hakluyt Amongst these is the Roman fibula, which instead of being made […]
a needle for cutting tissue by means of a high-frequency electric current.
a measure of the sharpness with which a film can reproduce the edge of an object. noun a physical rather than subjective measure of the sharpness of a photographic image
sharp or severe in effect; intense: acute sorrow; an acute pain. extremely great or serious; crucial; critical: an acute shortage of oil. (of disease) brief and severe (opposed to ). sharp or penetrating in intellect, insight, or perception: an acute observer. extremely sensitive even to slight details or impressions: acute eyesight. sharp at the end; […]