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radiesthesia, radiaesthesia (s) (noun); radiesthesias, radiaesthesias (pl)
1. The detection of radiation by the body; a process believed by some to be responsible for the operation of dowsing rods, pendulums, etc. as a means of locating buried substances, diagnosing illness, etc.: Allan was amazed by the results of the radiesthesia he witnessed when his uncle used the dowsing rods to detect water on his property.
2. Detecting and diagnosing a disease by the passing of a person's hands over a body: In addition to normal medical procedures, Dr. Small was also known to use radiesthesia to detect illnesses in his patients.