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Three Functions of the Channels

Transporting Qi and Blood, Resisting Pathogens & Transmitting Needle sensation

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Do Not Distribute Interiorly, only Superficially at the skin. They have no starting point or terminating points, no directional flow

Cutaneous Region

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Start on the Extremities (hands or Feet) & travel inward toward the trunk. They cover broad areas and "knot" at the joints & large muscles

Tendino-Muscular Channels

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Separate from the channels ABOVE or at the knee or elbows, enter the chest & abdomen, emerge from the body cavity (at head or neck) converge with yang channel of the pair

Divergent Channels

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Arise from a specific point located BELOW the elbow or knee & separate from the regular channel

Luo Connecting Channels

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Run vertically, bilaterally, and symmetrically distributed relatively deep within the body, have internal and external pathways

Regular Channels

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Possibly even deeper than the jing-mai (regular channels

Extraordinary channels

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Which Channels act as a link between paired yin and yang channels

Luo Connecting Vessels

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Which Channels are considered reservoirs of Qi, including the Ren and Du

8 extraordinary vessels

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The Ren is called the Sea of

Yin Meridians

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The Du is called the Sea of

Yang Meridians

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Which channels are the external branches of the regular channels and reinforce the connection between joints, muscles, tendons, ligaments, etc and maintenance articulation

Tendino Muscular channels

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Which Channels are the most external portion of the regular channels, circulate blood and qi, nourish the skin/pores and protect the body from evil qi

Cutaneous regions

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Which are the branches of the regular channels that reinforce the connection among Zang Fu organs

Divergent Channels

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How many Regular channels

12

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How many luo channels

15

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how many cutaneous regions channels

12

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how many divergent channels

12

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How many tendino-muscular channels

12

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how many extraordinary region channels

8

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ID - has 15 channels, more superficial, yin connects to yang and yang connects to yin, arise below elbows and knees and have one connection point on Regular pathway

Luo

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ID - has 12 channels, deeper in the body, yin connects with yang and yang connects with yang, arise above or at the elbows or knees, have no points

Divergent

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3 Yin medial channels in the ARM

Lung Tai Yin, HT Shao Yin & PC Jue Yin

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Yin Arm channels begin and end where

Begin at chest and end in fingers

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3 Yang lateral channels in the ARM

LI Yang Ming, SI Tai Yang & SJ Shao Yang

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Yang arm channels begin and end where

Begin at fingers and end at face

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3 Yin medial channels in the LEGs

SP Tai Yin, KD Shao Yin & LV Jue Yin

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Yin Leg channels begin and end where

Begin at Foot and end at Chest

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3 Yang lateral channels in the LEGs

ST Yang ming, UB Tai Yang & GB Shao Yang

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Yang leg channels begin and end where

Start in face/head and end at feet

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Four channels located on Anterior circuit

LU, SP, LI, ST

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Four channels located on Posterior circuit

HT, KD, SI, UB

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Four channels located on the Middle circuit

PC, LV, SJ, GB

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Also known as Great Yin

Tai Yin

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Also known as Reverted Yin

Jue Yin

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Also Known as Lesser Yin

Shao Yin

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Also known as Great Yang

Tai Yang

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also known as Lesser Yang

Shao Yang

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Also known as Yang Brightest

Yang Ming

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Which organ has an interior/exterior relationship with the LU? What element are the affiliated with?

L.I./ Metal

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Which organ has an interior/exterior relationship with the LV? What element are the affiliated with?

GB/ Wood

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Which organ has an interior/exterior relationship with the HT? What element are the affiliated with?

S.I/ Fire

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Which organ has an interior/exterior relationship with the SP? What element are the affiliated with?

ST/ Earth

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Which organ has an interior/exterior relationship with the KD? What element are the affiliated with?

UB/ Water

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Which organ has an interior/exterior relationship with the PC? What element are the affiliated with?

SJ/ Fire