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acupressure (s) (noun), acupressures (pl)
1. An application of force in bodily areas used for acupuncture for therapeutic reasons: An alternative medicine technique called acupressure was used by Dr. White in which he used physical pressure on certain parts of the body to treat his patients.
2. In medicine, the compression of a bleeding vessel by inserting needles into adjacent tissue: Dr. Schneider was a specialist in using very thin pins in acupressure to stop the bleeding in Susan's wound directly after her accident.

Dr. Schneider also found the points on Mary's body for treating the areas with acupressure using his fingers and hand massage.