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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: treatment of symptoms by applying pressure with the fingers to specific pressure points on the body [syn: acupressure, G-Jo, shiatsu]

Merriam Webster's

also shiatzu noun Usage: often capitalized Etymology: short for Japanese shiatsu-ry?h?, from shi- finger + -atsu pressure + ry?h? treatment Date: 1967 acupressure; especially a form of acupressure that originated in Japan

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. a kind of therapy of Japanese origin, in which pressure is applied with the thumbs and palms to certain points of the body. Etymology: Jap., = finger pressure

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

Shiatsu is a form of massage that is used to cure illness and reduce pain.



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