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3 functions of channels

1. transport Qi + Blood, and regulate Yin + Yang
2. resist pathogens, and reflect symptoms + signs
3. transmit needle sensations, and regulate deficiency + excess conditions

2

jing luo channel system (from most superficial to deepest)

- cutaneous regions
- tendino-muscular channels
- luo connecting vessels
- regular channels
- divergent channels
- extraordinary channelsj

3

# of cutaneous regions

12

4

# of tendino-muscular channels

12

5

# of luo connecting vessels

15

6

# of divergent channels

12

7

# of regular channels

12

8

# of extraordinary channels

8

9

what has no starting or terminating points, has no directional flow, distributes superficially at the skin to circulate Blood + Qi, nourish skin + pores, and protect body from Evil Qi?

12 cutaneous regions

10

what represents the external branches of the regular channels, integrates the whole body surface, "knots" at the joints and large muscles, and reinforces the connection bw joints, muscles, tendons, ligaments, etc?

12 tendino-muscular channels

11

what acts as a lnk between paired Yin + Yang channels, arises below the elbows + knees, and has one connecting point on the regular channels?

15 luo connecting vessels

12

what are branches of the regular channels that reinforce connection among Zang + Fu organs, arise above or at the elbows + knees, and have NO acupoints?

12 divergent channels

13

which are deeper -- luo or divergent channels?

divergent channels are deeper in the body

14

what channels run vertically, bilaterally, and symmetrically; are distributed relatively deep within the body; have internal + external pathways; and are considered the main portion of the channel system?

12 regular channels

15

what channels possibly run even deeper than the regular (jing-mai) channels, and are considered reservoirs of Qi (including Ren + Du channels)?

8 extraordinary channels

16

names of 8 extraordinary channels

Ren
Du
Chong
Dai
Yin Qiao
Yang Qiao
Yin Wei
Yang Wei

17

Ren = Sea of _____

Yin

18

Du = Sea of _____

Yang

19

"Great Yin"

Tai Yin

20

"Reverted Yin"

Jue Yin

21

"Lesser Yin"

Shao Yin

22

"Yang Brightness"

Yang Ming

23

"Lesser Yang"

Shao Yang

24

"Great Yang"

Tai Yang

25

3 hand yin

chest to fingers / medial:
- Hand Tai Yin (LU)
- Hand Jue Yin (PC)
- Hand Shao Yin (HT)

26

3 hand yang

fingers to face / lateral:
- Hand Yang Ming (LI)
- Hand Shao Yang (SJ)
- Hand Tai Yang (SI)

27

3 foot yin

foot to chest / medial:
- Foot Tai Yin (SP)
- Foot Jue Yin (LV)
- Foot Shao Yin (KD)

28

3 foot yang

face to foot / lateral:
- Foot Yang Ming (ST)
- Foot Shao Yang (GB)
- Foot Tai Yang (UB)

29

where do Yin channels converge?

chest

30

where do Yang channels converge?

face

31

24 hr cycle of qi?

LU - LI - ST - SP - HT - SI - UB - KD - PC - SJ - GB - LV

32

what time does the 24 hr cycle of qi begin?

3-5 AM with LU (and continues in 2-hour cycles)

33

what 4 channels are on the anterior circuit?

LU - LI - ST - SP

34

what 4 channels are on the posterior circuit?

HT - SI - UB - KD

35

what 4 channels are on the middle circuit?

PC - SJ - GB - LV