reflexology


re·flex·ol·o·gy

noun \ˌrē-ˌflek-ˈsä-lə-jē\

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

Full Definition of REFLEXOLOGY

1
:  the study and interpretation of behavior in terms of simple and complex reflexes
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
re·flex·ol·o·gist \-ˈsä-lə-jist\ noun

Origin of REFLEXOLOGY

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1923

re·flex·ol·o·gy

noun \ˌrē-ˌflek-ˈsäl-ə-jē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural re·flex·ol·o·gies

Medical Definition of REFLEXOLOGY

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