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Wu Xing Five Phases = Five Elements
Sheng Cycle interpromoting cycle = generation cycle
Ke Cycle Ko Cycle interacting cycle = control cycle
Qi Chi Ki energy (vital)
Yuan Qi primary Qi = original energy
Zong Qi pectoral Qi
Ying Qi nourishing energy
Wei Qi protective (defensive) energy
Jing essence
Shen spirit
Xue Blood
Jin Ye Ching Ye body fluids
Zang Fu the organs = Yin and Yang organs
Zang viscera = Yin organs
Fu bowels = Yang organs
Xu deficient = empty
Shi Shih excess = full
Sheng Cycle excessive action on the interacting (Ke) Cycle
Wu Cycle Counteracting = insult cycle
Nei Yin Endogenous = internal factors
Wai Yin Exogenous = external factors
Wai Xie External pathogenic factor = outside evil
She Tai Tongue fur = moss or coating
She Ti Tongue proper = tongue body
She Pang Da Flabby tongue = swollen, or enlarged tongue
Pulse locations Cun (tsun) inch = distal location
Pulse locations Guan (Kuan) gate/bar = middle location
Pulse locations Chi (chih) cubit or foot = proximal location
Bu supplement = tonify
Xie reduce = drain = sedate = disperse
Muscle channels tendino-muscular meridians Jing Jin
Divergent meridians distinct channels Jing Pieh
connecting channels Collaterals Luo
Du Mai (Mo) Governing Vessel
Ren Mai (Mo) Conception Vessel
Dai (Tai) Mai (Mo) Belt (Girdle) Vessel
San Jiao Triple Warmer Triple burning Space
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 points 5 Transporting, “Antique” or “Command” points of the Primary channels
Well Jing = Ting
Spring Ying = Yuong or Rong = Gushing
Stream Shu or Yu = Transporting
River Jing = King = Ching = Traversing
Sea He = Ho = Uniting
Back-Shu points Associated or Associated Effect points = A.E.P. = yu point = shu point
Front-Mu Mo = Alarm point = Bo
Reinforcing point (mother point) tonification point
Reducing point (son point) sedation, dispersing or draining point
Confluent points Master (and coupled) or Key or Opening points of the Eight Extra Channels
Coalescent points points of intersection between two or more channels = Crossing or Intersection points
Influential points Eight Meeting (or Assembling) points of Energy, Blood and certain organs and tissues
Remote points distal points
Zi Wu Liu Zhu Horary Cycle 24-hour circulation of energy through the channels midday/midnight cycle organ clock
Created by: michellerolfs