Definition of electropuncture in English:

electropuncture

noun

Medicine
  • The administration of an electric current through one or more needles inserted into the body, specifically electroacupuncture; (in later use also) transcutaneous electrical stimulation at acupuncture points.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Charles Bell (1774–1842), physiologist and surgeon.

Pronunciation

electropuncture

/ɪˈlɛktrə(ʊ)ˌpʌŋ(k)tʃə/ /ɪˌlɛktrə(ʊ)ˈpʌŋ(k)tʃə/