pressure point

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pressure point

[′presh·ər pȯint]
(physiology)
A point of marked sensibility to pressure or weight, arranged like the temperature spots, and showing a specific end apparatus arranged in a punctate manner and connected with the pressure sense.
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Not only can you control another with pressure point techniques, but in the hands of an expert, one could very well main or kill an opponent by their application.
The Middle East is represented in breaking down tension with the knuckles, balanced by stroking with the palm of the hand and there is also some kneading from the Swedish school and some Indian Ayurvedic pressure point techniques on face and scalp,
He taught me close-quarter fighting as well as Chinese medicine and pressure point techniques.