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1

All detours/divergents enter ___ or ___ after the separating from primary channels

chest or abdominal cavity

2

T/F: Yin & Yang detours always travel parallel within the cavities and passing through related organs

True

3

Yin detour join (converges) with ___

Yang primary

4

Yang detour joins with ___.

Yang primary

5

Whole 12 meridians, 365 Luo's blood & Qi reaches ___.

the face & goes into vacant orifices

6

What is the significance of the 12 Divergent Channels

It emphasize the importance of the head and face within the whole body
All points go to the head/face.

7

What is the only sinew channel that reaches the umbilicus?

Foot Taiyin

8

All the 3 Hand Yin sinew channels go to:

Axilla, chest, diaphragm, inside of the breast/chest

9

All the 3 Hand Yang sinew channels go to:

Shoulder

10

All 3 hand yin sinew channels reach and distribute into:

diaphragm (control movement of breathing)

11

Hand Shaoyin sinew channel connects with:

umbilicus and the Foot Taiyin sinew channel reaches the umbilicus

12

How many times does Du connect with the brain?

-Du twice connects with brain (& twice with KD)
-Keeps touch with the heart and spinal cord and interweaves in the 5 sense organs & orifices (overlapping CV)
-Its first branch combines with the Foot Shaoyang & Foot Taiyang meridians at the lower part of the trunk

13

Ren Mai, Du Mai and Chong Mai form a union of Yin Yang integration.
How else are these three vessels related?

The Dumai is an outline of the Renmai and the Chongmai and the latter are the integrated parts of the former.

14

How many branches does Du divide into?

Du branches into three parts.
1 – lower part of trunk?
2 – BL11& down spine?
3 – w/ ren mai

15

Does Ren contact the brain and spinal cord?

Yes

16

How many parts does Ren divide into?

Ren divides into two parts (Front & Back)

17

What are all the things that the Chong is?

Chong is the blood sea b/c Ren gestates fetus
Chong is the sea of Jing Luo (system)
Chong is the sea of 12 meridians (because it connects with all the channels; it contains all the qi and blood)

18

Explain One fountainhead, three branches

One Fountainhead: Chong, Ren and Du meridians originate from the same source
Three Branches: Chong, Ren & Du distribute in different areas & connect with different parts and organs to perform distinguishing functions
The ‘Fountainhead’ is the DanTien area

19

The Distribution of the Chong Mai

Supports reproductive functions associated with the Du Mai.
Chong links up and passes thru 12 meridians' blood & Qi.
Chong is the ‘Sea of 12 Meridians’ (bc it connects with all the channels; it contains all the qi and blood.

20

In 12 regular meridians, Yin channel connects Yin channel at:

Chest (abdomen)

21

Homonymic Yang meridians connect at which location:

Head-face
Back DU14?

22

Mai Shu (Meridians Books) recorded: how the channel's qi moves:

Starts from the four extremities

23

Nei Jing recorded: how the channel's Qi moves is:

Hand and foot meridians connect to each other

24

The place of Gen/Root locate at:

Jing-well points

25

The Biao part of Foot-Jueyin

Back-Shu points

26

Three Foot Yin connect to

Abdominal Qi Blvd/Avenue

27

Foot Shaoyin's Ben

2 Cun above medial malleolus

28

The application of the 4 rulers is located @ (according the theory of):

Ben/Stem part

29

Within Jing Luo system, "leave, enter, exit & merge" represent which one's characters of the distribution?

12 detours (divergent)

30

Among 12 detours, BL enter

anus