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Point

A distinct proposition or Question of Law arising or propounded in a case. In the case of shares of stock, a point means $1. In the case of bonds a point means $10, since a bond is quoted as a percentage of $1,000. In the case of market averages, the word point means merely that and no more. If, for example, the Dow-Jones Industrial Average rises from 8,349.25 to 8,350.25, it has risen a point. A point in this average, however, is not equivalent to $1.

With respect to the home mortgage finance industry, a fee or charge of one percent of the principal of the loan that is collected by the lender at the time the loan is made and is in addition to the constant long-term stated interest rate on the face of the loan.

point

(Item), noun argument, caput, consideration, designated ground, detail, feature, ground, issue, matter, particular, reason, res, specific, thought
Associated concepts: point of law, point of order

point

(Period of time), noun conjuncture, exact mooent, hour, instant, interval, juncture, moment, occasion, precise moment, second, specific moment, stage, time

point

(Purpose), noun aim, core, design, end, essence, goal, import, intent, intention, motive, object, objective, purport, reason, significance, substance
See also: argument, aspect, border, case, characteristic, clue, consequence, content, contention, degree, detail, direct, edge, end, feature, gist, import, intent, issue, item, location, matter, matter in dispute, meaning, motive, object, objective, occasion, particular, period, phase, pinnacle, posture, property, provision, purpose, refer, remark, show, significance, signification, situation, situs, standpoint, subject, target, technicality, term, termination, tip

POINT, practice. A proposition or question arising in a case.
     2. It is the duty of a judge to give an opinion on every point of law, properly arising out of the issue, which is propounded to him. Vide Resolution.

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Traditional Chinese Medicine relies on a map of meridians and acupuncture points to determine the most effective places to insert needles.
The study gave him the idea that boosting adenosine at acupuncture points, which are located where nerves contact muscle, could be a localized way to treat pain.
42) Despite being inferior to true acupuncture, needling at non-acupuncture points could exert biological effects similar to the those achieved when needling specific acupuncture points.
Milne explored numerous energy technologies in addition to electrical stimulation that he could apply directly to acupuncture points.
Acupuncture may date back to Otzi, the 5,000-year-old iceman found in Austria, whose body was decorated with tattoos consisting of lines and dots that seem to correspond with acupuncture points.
This statement was based on 33 controlled trials, of which 27 showed positive results in favor of acupuncture, electroacupuncture, or acupressure at acupuncture point P6.
Takeshige C, Oka K, Mizuno T, Hisamitsu T, Luo CP, Kobori M, Mera H, Fang TQ (1993) The acupuncture point and its connecting central pathway for producing acupuncture analgesia.
Once he finds what he's looking for, he holds the acupuncture point with one hand and, with the other hand, uses a guide tube to insert the needle.
Mrs Qudrat said: "Our readings are taken by touching a probe on an acupuncture point on the hand or foot, and so far this is the only machine of its kind in the Midlands.
Instead of using a known clinical acupuncture point in a clinical trial, we could choose a different point that does not actually correspond to a true acupuncture point.
Just as a thin acupuncture needle placed in a specific acupuncture point can have a strong effect on pain reduction, so can microvibration.
This is not a comprehensive acupuncture point atlas, the point descriptions provided lack detail, particularly that of the tissue being needled, its nerve supply and relevant precautions.