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noun, (sometimes initial capital letter)
a Japanese massage technique that includes the use of acupressure.
massage in which pressure is applied to the same points of the body as in acupuncture Also called acupressure

shiatsu shi·at·su (shē-ät’sōō)
A form of therapeutic massage in which pressure is applied with the thumbs and palms to those areas of the body used in acupuncture. Also called acupressure.


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