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a system of massaging specific areas of the foot or sometimes the hand in order to promote healing, relieve stress, etc., in other parts of the body.
Medicine/Medical. the study of reflex movements and processes.
a form of therapy practised as a treatment in alternative medicine in which the soles of the feet are massaged: designed to stimulate the blood supply and nerves and thus relieve tension
(psychol) the belief that behaviour can be understood in terms of combinations of reflexes

reflexology re·flex·ol·o·gy (rē’flěk-sŏl’ə-jē)

The study of reflex responses, especially as they affect behavior.

A method of massage that relieves nervous tension through the application of finger pressure, especially to the feet.


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