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Definition 1: an area on the skin that is highly sensitive to pressure - [noun denoting body]

Samples where pressure point or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • you must know the pressure points in order to administer shiatsu

(pressure point is a kind of ...) a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve

"in the abdominal region"

(... is part of pressure point) a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch

"your skin is the largest organ of your body"

Definition 2: where problems or difficulties are likely to occur - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where pressure point or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a key pressure point in the controversy was the building permit

(pressure point is a kind of ...) a source of difficulty

"one trouble after another delayed the job" "what's the problem?"

Definition 3: any of several points on the body where the pulse can be felt and where pressure on an underlying artery will control bleeding from that artery at a more distal point - [noun denoting location]

(pressure point is a kind of ...) the precise location of something; a spatially limited location

"she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street"

(... is part of pressure point) the entire physical structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)

"he felt as if his whole body were on fire"

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