petrissage

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petrissage

(ˌpeɪtriːˈsɑːʒ; French petrisaʒ)
n
(Complementary Medicine) a massage technique that uses firm pressure and works on specific muscles

pétrissage

A technique used in massage in which fleshy areas of the body are kneaded in order to stretch and relax tight muscles.
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Noun1.petrissage - massage of the skin which is gently lifted and squeezed
massage - kneading and rubbing parts of the body to increase circulation and promote relaxation
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