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Acupuncture Therapy MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Acupuncture Therapy
Tree Number(s)
E02.190.044
Unique ID
D015670
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015670
Annotation
do not confuse with ACUPUNCTURE, the specialty; ACUPUNCTURE, EAR is also available
Scope Note
Treatment of disease by inserting needles along specific pathways or meridians. The placement varies with the disease being treated. It is sometimes used in conjunction with heat, moxibustion, acupressure, or electric stimulation.
Entry Version
ACUPUNCTURE THER
Entry Term(s)
Acupotomy
Acupuncture Treatment
Pharmacoacupuncture Therapy
Pharmacoacupuncture Treatment
Therapy, Acupuncture
Previous Indexing
Acupuncture (1966-1989)
See Also
Acupuncture
Medicine, Chinese Traditional
Public MeSH Note
1990
History Note
1990
Date Established
1990/01/01
Date of Entry
1989/04/07
Revision Date
2017/04/28
Acupuncture Therapy Preferred
Pharmacoacupuncture Treatment Narrower
Acupotomy Narrower
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