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NCCAOM Terminology

NCCAOM Terminology + Words to learn

Zi Wu Liu Zhu Horary Cycle = 24 hour circulation of energy through the channels = midday/midnight cycle = organ clock
Qi Chi = Ki = (vital) energy
Shen Spririt
Xue Blood
Jin Ye Ching Ye = body fluids
Zang/Fu The organs = Yin and Yang organs = Organs and Bowels = Viscera = Officials
Zang Viscera = Yin organs
Fu Bowels = Yang organs
Sanjiao Three Heaters = Tri-Heater = Triple Burner = Triple Burning Space = Triple Energizer = Triple Heater = Triple Warmer = Triple Warmer Space
Xu Deficient (deficiency) = empty (emptiness) = asthenia
Shi Shih = excess = full (fullness) = Sthenia
Bu Supplement = Tonify
Disperse Reduce = Sedate = Xie
Five Elemelnts Five Phases = Wu Xing
Sheng Cycle Internally generated = Endogenous = Disorder stemming from internal factors = Inter-promoting cycle = Generation cycle
Ko Cycle Excessive action on the interacting (Ke) Cycle
Wu Cycle Counteracting = Insult cycle = Backward on the Ko cycle = Counteracting cycle
Nei Yin Endogenous = internal factors = internally generated = disorder stemming from internal factors
Wai Yin Exogenous = external factors = Disorder stemming from external factors = Externally generated
Wai Xie External pathogenic factor ( or influence) = EPF = EPI = outside evil = Pernicous influence = Perverse energy
She Tai Tongue fur = moss = coating
She Ti Tongue proper = tongue body = tongue material or tissue
She Pang Da Flabby tongue = swollen = enlarged tongue = fat
Cun (tsun) Pulse Location Inch = distal location
Guan (Kuan) Pulse Location Gate/bar = middle location
Chi (chih) Pulse Location Cubit or foot = proximal location
Defensive Qi Protective energy = Wei Qi
Nutritive Qi Nourishing Energy = Ying Qi
Original Qi Prenatal Qi = Yuan Qi
Pectoral Qi Zhong Qi
Channels Meridians = Jing = usually primary channels = Main (Principle, Regular) meridians = Mai = Mo (For instance: Yinweimo = Yinweimai; DuMo = DuMai)
Muscle Channels Tendino-muscular meridians = Jing
Jin Divergent Meridians Distinct channels = Jing Pieh
Luo Connecting channels = Collaterals
Extra Channels Miscellaneous (Odd, Curious, Extraordinary, Ancestral) meridians or vessels = Eight Extraordinary
Chong Mai Chong Meridian = Penetrating meridian
Conception Vessel Ren meridian = Ren Mo
Du Meridian Du Mai = Du Mo = Governing Vessel
Yang Qiao Meridian Yang Heel Meridian
Yin Qiao Meridian Yin Heel Meridian
Yin Wei Meridian Yin Linking Meridian
Yang Wei Meridian Tang Linking Meridian
Cun Tsun = inch = A.C.I.
Yuan point Source point
Luo point Connecting or junction point = Lo point
Xi point Cleft or Accumulating point
5 Shu point 5 Transporting, "Antique" or "Command" points
Back-Shu points Associated or Associated Effect points = A.E.P. = Yu point = shu point
Coalescent points Points of intersection between two or more channels = Crossing or Intersection points
Confluent Points Master (and coupled) or Key or Opening points of the Eight Extra Channels
Front-Mu Points Mo = Alarm point = Bo
Influential points Eight Meeting (or Assembling) points of Energy, Blood and certain organs and tissues
Reducing point (son point) = sedation, dispersing or draining point
Reinforcing point (mother point) = tonification point
Remote points Distal points
Well Jing = Ting
Spring Ying = Yuong or Rong
Stream Gushing Stream = Shu or Yu Transporting
River Jing = King = Ching
Sea Traversing Sea = He = Ho = Uniting
Anhidrosis Inability to sweat normally. Absense of sweat.
Eructation Belch/burp
Anasarca Severe and generalized form of edema, w/subcutaneous tissue swelling throughout the body. Causes include liver failure, renal failure, right-sided heart failure, and severe protein deficiency.
Dyspepsia Indigestion. Group of symptoms = bloating, discomformt, nausea, and burping.
Created by: Qajun