Definition of auriculotherapy in English:

auriculotherapy

noun

mass 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.’

Origin

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

Pronunciation

auriculotherapy

/ɔːˌrɪkjələʊˈθɛrəpi/