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