Swedish massage

Swedish massage

noun
a massage employing techniques of manipulation and muscular exercise systematized in Sweden in the 19th century.

Origin:
1910–15

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Swedish massage
 
n
massage combined with a system (Swedish movements or gymnastics) of passive and active exercising of muscles and joints

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Swedish massage Swed·ish massage (swē'dĭsh)
n.
A system of therapeutic massage and exercise for the muscles and joints, developed in Sweden in the 19th century.

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