Definition of Reflexology

1. Noun. The study of reflex action as it relates to the behavior of organisms.




2. Noun. Massage to relieve tension by finger pressure; based on the belief that there are reflex points on the feet, hands, and head that are connected to every part of the body.
Generic synonyms: Massage

Definition of Reflexology

1. Noun. (medicine) The study and interpretation of behavior in terms of simple and complex reflexes. ¹

2. Noun. (medicine) A form of complementary medicine involving the stimulation of points on the feet, hands, or ears, in the belief that it will have a beneficial effect on some other parts of the body or to improve general health. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Reflexology

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Medical Definition of Reflexology

1. A type of complementary therapy based on pressure and massage of certain points on the soles of the human feet. Some people also claim that this technique may also be used in diagnosis. (16 Dec 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Reflexology

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reflexivities
reflexivity
reflexly
reflexmate
reflexmates
reflexogenic
reflexogenic pressosensitivity
reflexogenic zone
reflexogenous
reflexograph
reflexological
reflexologies
reflexologist
reflexologists
reflexology (current term)
reflexometer
reflexophil
reflexotherapy
reflies
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reflipped
reflipping
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refloat
refloated
refloating
refloats
reflood
reflooded

Literary usage of Reflexology

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1. Publication of the American Sociological Society by American Sociological Association (1917)
"... General Foundations of reflexology (Russian), 1918; Collective reflexology (Russian), 1921; ..."

2. Romantic Weekends the Carolinas & the Georgia Coast by Norman Renouf, Kathy Renouf (1999)
"The Spa Retreat offers each of you two massages, a soothing sea stones massage, multi-active vitamin facial, one-hour reflexology, nutritional consultation ..."

3. Adventure Guide China by Simon Foster (2008)
"TCM treatment comes in two principal forms, acupuncture (and acupressure/mas- sage/reflexology) and herbal remedies. Massage is the most commonly utilized ..."

4. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1914)
"He first speaks of the foundations of psycho- reflexology, and then in I/O pages discusses general principles, and the rest of the book is made up of his ..."

5. Adventure Guide to Ireland by Tina Neylon (2004)
"Treatments include body wraps, body polishes, cili- ate treatments, body detoxing, Ki massage, reflexology, massages and facials. ..."

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