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autogenic training

[ aw-toh-jen-ik, aw-toh- ]
/ ˈɔ toʊˈdʒɛn ɪk, ˌɔ toʊ- /
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noun

a relaxation technique utilizing self-suggestion, breathing exercises, and meditation.

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Origin of autogenic training

First recorded in 1960–65; auto-1 + -genic
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autogenic training
/ (ˌɔːtəʊˈdʒɛnɪk) /

noun

a technique for reducing stress through mental exercises to produce physical relaxationAlso called: autogenics
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