Etymology
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reflexology (n.)

1927, as a psychological theory, from German reflexologie (1912); see reflex + -ology. As a foot massage technique for releasing nervous tension, recorded by 1976.

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Definitions of reflexology

reflexology (n.)
the study of reflex action as it relates to the behavior of organisms;
reflexology (n.)
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;
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