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1

qi xu
blood xu

deficient (Xu)

2

pulse name: only on superficial level; soft and slightly floating; disappears when stronger pressure applied to feel deep level

soggy (ru)

3

pulse name: only felt at deep level; hard and wiry

firm (lao)

4

right guan position indicates

SP/ST

5

pulse name: longer than normal; extends beyond normal pulse position

long (chang)

6

right cun position indicates

LU/LI

7

severe heat
HT fire
HT qi xu
excess pathogen
stasis

skipping (Cu - same as hasty)

8

pulse name: full, hard, long

excessive (shi)

9

heat
excess
normal

long (Chang)

10

hemorrhage
serious loss of blood, body fluid

hollow (Kou)

11

pulse name: very small, relatively superficial; as if 'broken' in small dots

scattered (san)

12

severe yang xu
pain
loss of consciousness
pathogen blockage

hidden (Fu)
very deep

13

sp xu
dampness
healthy

moderate (Huan)

14

pulse name: hard and tight at superficial level; leathery; completely empty at deep level; large, not thin

drumskin (ge)

15

pulse name: taut like a guitar string; thinner, more taut, and harder than a tight pulse

wiry (xian)

16

left guan position indicates

LV/GB

17

heat (full or empty)
yang xu floating upwards

rapid (Shuo)

18

qi xu
qi stagnation

short (Duan)

19

pulse name: stops at regular intervals

intermittent (dai)

20

pulse name: felt w/ light pressure of fingers, just resting fingers on artery

floating (fu)

21

external wind
yin xu
yang xu floating upwards
fall/autumn

floating (Fu)

22

normal pulse for summer

full

23

LV/GB disharmony
pain
phlegm
spring
seniors
stasis

wiry (Xuan/Xian)

24

cold (full or empty)
extreme heat
athlete

slow (Chi)

25

phlegm
damp
food retention
pregnancy
excess heat
children

slippery (Hua)

26

normal pulse for winter

deep

27

pulse name: rough under finger, as if it had a jagged edge

choppy (se)

28

pulse name: big, extends beyond pulse position; superficial, overflowing

full (hong)

29

pulse name: hasty, rapid, stops at irregular intervals

skipping (cu)

30

blood stasis
pain

firm (Lao)
very deep

31

severe qi and blood xu
severe KI qi xu
original qi exhaustion
serious

scattered (San)

32

cold (exterior or interior)
pain

tight (Jin)

33

pulse name: smooth, rounded, slippery to touch, as if it were oily; slides under the fingers

slippery (hua)

34

pulse name: only felt w/ heavy pressure of fingers, felt near bone

deep (chen)

35

KI essence xu
KI yin xu
blood loss

drum-skin (Ge - same as leather)

36

pulse name: occupies shorter space than normal pulse position

short (duan)

37

pulse name: extremely thin, small, difficult to feel; minute

feeble (wei)

38

pulse name: rapid, agitated, urgent

racing (ji)

39

blockage (qi, blood, phlegm, cold)
qi or blood xu

knotted (Jie)

40

normal pulse for fall

floating

41

left cun position indicates

HT/SI

42

left chi position indicates

KI yin/BL

43

pulse name: >5 beats per respiration cycle

rapid (shu)

44

HT organ problem
trauma
excess emotions
internal organ problem

intermittent (Dai)
stops regularly

45

full heat
empty heat

full (Hong)

46

dampness w/ qi xu
yin xu
essence xu

soggy (Ru - same as soft)

47

blood stasis
blood xu
exhaustion of blood, body fluid, essence

choppy (Se)

48

right chi position indicates

KI yang/L. jiao

49

slow pulse rate is defined by

<4 bpb or <60 bpm

50

pulse name: cannot be felt at superficial, only deep level; soft

weak (ruo)

51

pulse name: slow, stops at irregular intervals

knotted (jie)

52

normal pulse is defined by

4-5 bpb or 72 bpm

53

pulse name: as if hidden beneath bone; very deep and difficult to feel

hidden (fu)

54

severe qi and blood xu
deficiency
emergency
collapse

feeble (Wei - same as minute/faint)

55

collapse of original qi
severe heat
HT fire
HT qi xu
excess pathogen
stasis

racing (Ji)

56

shock, anxiety, pain, fright

moving (Dong)

57

pulse name: big but soft; big but empty on slightly stronger pressure

deficient (xu)

58

pulse name: 4 beats per respiration cycle

moderate (huan)

59

full pattern (heat or cold)
summer
yang xu floating upwards

excessive (Shi)

60

rapid pulse is defined by

5-6 bpb or 90-120 bpm

61

deficiency of qi, blood, yin, or yang
blockage (damp, cold, pain)

thready (Xi - same as fine)

62

normal pulse for spring

wiry

63

excess syndrome
excess heat
EPI heat disease

forceful (You Li)

64

yang xu
blood xu

weak (Ruo)

65

pulse name: round shape like a bean; 'trembles' under finger; no definite shape, just rising up in the centre; as if shaking and somewhat slippery

moving (dong)

66

pulse name: thinner than normal

thready (xi)

67

disease developing
yang floating outwards
healthy

large (Da - same as big)

68

pulse name: empty in the middle; felt at superficial and deep levels but not in the middle

hollow (kou)

69

racing pulse is defined by

7-8 bpb or >140 bpm

70

pulse name: 3 beats per respiration cycle

slow (chi)

71

moderate pulse is defined by

4 bpb or 60-70 bpm

72

hyperactivity of yang due to yin xu

forceless (Wu Li)

73

interior pathogen
yang xu
obese
winter

deep (Chen)

74

pulse name: twisted like a thick rope

tight (jin)