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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



reflexology  listen  (ree-flek-SAH-loh-jee)

  A type of massage in which different amounts of pressure are applied to specific points on the feet or hands. These points are believed to match up with certain other parts of the body. Reflexology is claimed to cause relaxation and healing in those parts of the body, but this has not been proven.