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reflexology

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noun re·flex·ol·o·gy \ˌrē-ˌflek-ˈsä-lə-jē\

Simple Definition of reflexology

  • : a method of relieving pain or curing illness by pressing on particular parts of a person's hands or feet

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of reflexology

  1. 1 :  the study and interpretation of behavior in terms of simple and complex reflexes

  2. 2 :  massage of the hands or feet based on the belief that pressure applied to specific points on these extremities benefits other parts of the body

reflexologist

play \-ˈsä-lə-jist\ noun

Origin and Etymology of reflexology

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1923


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reflexology

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noun re·flex·ol·o·gy \ˌrē-ˌflek-ˈsäl-ə-jē\

Medical Definition of reflexology

plural

reflexologies

  1. 1:  the study and interpretation of behavior in terms of simple and complex reflexes

  2. 2:  massage of the feet or hands based on the belief that pressure applied to specific points on these extremities benefits other parts of the body




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