Definition of auriculotherapy in English:

auriculotherapy

Translate auriculotherapy into Spanish

noun

  • A form of acupuncture applied to points on the ear in order to treat other parts of the body.

    ‘Clinic director Hugh MacPherson uses auriculotherapy alongside body acupuncture to treat his patients.’
    • ‘A variation of traditional acupuncture is called auriculotherapy or ear acupuncture.’

Pronunciation

auriculotherapy

/ôˌrikyəlōˈTHerəpē/ /ɔˌrɪkjəloʊˈθɛrəpi/

Origin

1970s from Latin auricula ‘external part of the ear’+ -o-+ therapy.