acupuncturist (n.) 1843, from ACUPUNCTURE (Cf. acupuncture) + -IST (Cf. -ist).

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  • acupuncturist — [[t]æ̱kjʊpʌŋktʃərɪst[/t]] acupuncturists N COUNT An acupuncturist is a person who performs acupuncture …   English dictionary

  • acupuncturist — acupuncture ► NOUN ▪ a system of complementary medicine in which fine needles are inserted in the skin at specific points along supposed lines of energy. DERIVATIVES acupuncturist noun. ORIGIN from Latin acu with a needle + PUNCTURE(Cf.… …   English terms dictionary

  • acupuncturist — noun see acupuncture …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • acupuncturist — /ak yoo pungk cheuhr ist/, n. a person, as a physician, chiropractor, or layperson, who practices acupuncture. [1950 55; ACUPUNCTURE + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • acupuncturist — noun A healthcare professional who is qualified or professionally engaged in the practice of acupuncture …   Wiktionary

  • Acupuncturist — A person skilled in the practice of acupuncture, who may or may not be credentialed by a national accrediting body. * * * acu·punc·tur·ist .pəŋ(k) chə rəst n a person who specializes in treatment by the use of acupuncture …   Medical dictionary

  • acupuncturist — ac·u punc·tur·ist || ‚ækjÊŠ pʌŋktʃərɪst n. expert in acupuncture, one who treats illnesses by applying small needles to specific points on the body …   English contemporary dictionary

  • acupuncturist — acu·punc·tur·ist …   English syllables

  • acupuncturist — See: acupuncture …   English dictionary