[n] - a rhythmic stroking
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A stroking movement in massage. ... Origin: Fr. Effleurer, to touch lightly ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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noun a rhythmic stroking; `effleurage of the abdomen is used in the Lamaze method of childbirth`
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(ef-ldbobr-rahzh´) stroking movement in massage. During childbirth, a light circular stroke of the lower abdomen, done in rhythm to control breathing, to aid in relaxation of the abdominal muscles, and to increase concentration during a uterine contraction. The stroking is accomplished by moving th...
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(from the article `massage`) There are three forms of hand manipulation employed in therapeutic massage. They are: light or hard stroking (effleurage), which relaxes muscles and ...
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Effleurage, a French word meaning "to skim" or "to touch lightly on", is a series of massage strokes used in Swedish massage to warm up the muscle before deep tissue work using petrissage. This is a soothing, stroking movement used at the beginning and the end of the facial and/or body massage. It ...
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A French word that means light massage. The massage consists of light, continuous stroking movement that is applied with the fingers or the palms in a slow, rhythmic manner. Effleurage of the abdomen is used in the Lamaze method of childbirth to help ease labor pains and make the laboring woman more...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: e-flĕr-ahzh′ Definitions: 1. A stroking movement in massage.
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1) A rhythmic stroking 2) Massage
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