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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Electroacupuntura

Electroacupuncture (ee-LEK-troh-AK-yoo-punk-cher)
A procedure in which pulses of weak electrical current are sent through acupuncture needles into acupuncture points in the skin. This procedure is being studied in the prevention of nausea and vomiting in patients undergoing chemotherapy.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.