Synonymous Terms

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Accumulating points
Cleft points, Xi points, Xi-Cleft points
A.C.I.
 Cun, Tsun, Unit
Alarm points
Front-Mu, Mo points, Mu points

Ancestral vessels
 Eight meridians, Eight extra meridians, Eight extraordinary vessels
Antique points
 Command points of the primary meridians, Five element points, Five- Shu points
Associated points
 Associated effect points, Back- Shu, Shu points, Yu points

Asthenia
 Deficiency (or Deficient), emptiness, xu

Back-Shu
 Associated points, associated effect points, Shu points, Yu points
Backward on Ko cycle
 Counteracting cycle, insult cycle
Body fluids
 Ching ye, Jin-ye

Bowel
 Fu, Yang organ
Bu
 Supplement, tonify

Ching points
Jing-river points, King points, traversing points
Ching ye
 Body fluids, Jin-ye
Chong Mai
 Chong meridian, penetrating meridian

Cleft points
 Accumulating points, Xi points, Xi-Cleft points
Collaterals
 Connecting (points or vessel), Lo, Luo, Passage
Command points on primary meridians
 Antique points, Five element points, Five-Shu points

Coating
 Moss, Tongue fur
Cold
 Han
Conception Vessel
 Ren meridian, Ren Mo, Ren Mai

Connecting points or vessel
 Collaterals, Lo, Luo, Passage
Control Cycle
 Interacting cycle, Overacting cycle, Ko cycle
Crossing points
 Points of intersection

Counteracting cycle
 Insult cycle
Cun
 A.C.I., Tsun, Unit

Dai Mai
Dai meridian, Belt meridian
Defensive Qi
 Protective energy, Wei Qi
Deficiency (deficient)
 Asthenia, Emptiness, Xu

Disorder stemming from external factors
 Exogenous, Externally generated
Disorder stemming from internal factors
 Endogenous, Internally generated
Disperse
 Reduce, Sedate, Xie

Distal points
 Remote points
Du meridian
 Du Mai, Du Mo, Governing vessel

Eight Meridians
 Ancestral vessels, Eight extra meridians, Eight extraordinary vessels
Eight confluent points
 Eight key points of the Eight extra meridians, Eight master points, Eight opening points
Eight influential points
 Eight asssembling points, Eight meeting points, Eight points related to body tissue

Emptiness
 Asthenia, Deficiency (or Deficient), Xu
Endogenous
 Disorder stemming from internal factors, Internally generated
Enlarged tongue
 Fat tongue, flabby tongue, swollen tongue

Excess
 Fullness, Shi, Sthenia
Exogenous
 Disorder stemming from external factors, externally generated
External
 Biao

Externally generated
 Disorder stemming from external factors, Exogenous
External pathogenic factor (or influence)
 Outside evil, pernicious influence, perverse energy

Fat tongue
 Enlarged tongue, flabby tongue, swollen tongue
Five element points
 Antique points, command points of the primary meridians, Five-Shu points
Five elements
 Five phases, Wu Xing

Five phases
 Five elements, Wu Xing
Five-Shu points
 Antique points, command points of the primary meridians, five element points
Flabby tongue
 Enlarged tongue, Fat tongue, swollen tongue

Front-Mu
 Alarm points, Mo points, Mu points
Fu
 Yang organ, bowel
Fullness
 Excess, Shi, Asthenia

Generation cycle
 Interpromoting cycle, Sheng cycle
Governing vessel
 Du meridian, Du Mai, Du Mo
Gushing points
 Rong points, Ying-spring points,
Yuong points

Han
Cold
Heat
 Re
He-sea points
 Ho points, uniting points

Ho points
 He-sea points, uniting points
Horary cycle
 Mid-day/midnight cycle, Organ clock

Insult cycle
 Backward on the Ko cycle, counteracting cycle
Internal
 Li
Interacting cycle
 Control cycle, overacting cycle, Ko cycle

Internally generated
 Endogenous, disorder stemming from internal factors
Interpromoting cycle
 Generation cycle,Sheng cycle

Jiaji
 Vertebral points
Jin-ye
 Body fluids, Ching ye
Jing
 Essence

Jing-well points
 Ting points, well points
Jing-river points
 Ching points, King points, Traversing point

King points
 Ching points, Jing-river points, traversing points
Ko cycle
 Control cycle, interacting cycle, overacting cycle

Li
 Internal
Lower-He points
 Lower uniting points
Lower Uniting points
 Lower-He points

Luo
 Collaterals, connecting (points or vessel), Lo, Passage

Mai
 Meridian, Mo, Meridian
Main meridians
 Primary meridians, principal meridians, regular meridians
Meridian
 Meridian, Mai, Mo (for instance Yinweimo, Yiaweimai, Du Mo, DuMai)

Mid-day/midnight cycle
 Horary cycle, organ clock
Mo
 Meridian, Mai, Meridian
Mo points
 Alarm points, Front-Mu, Mu points

Moss
 Coating, tongue fur
Spoiler title
 Reinforcing points, tonifying (or tonification) points
Mu points
 Alarm points, Front-Mu, Mu points

Nourishing energy
 Ying Qi

Officials
 Organs and Bowels, viscera, Yin and Yang organs, Zang/fu
Organ clock
 Horary cycle, mid-day/midnight cycle
Organs and bowels
 Officials, viscera, Yin and Yang organs, Zang/fu

Original Qi
 Prenatal Qi, Yuan Qi
Outside evil
 External pathogenic factor (or influence), pernicious influence, perverse energy

Passage
 Collaterals, connecting (points or vessels), Lo, Luo
Penetrating meridian
 Chong Mai, Chong meridian
Pernicious influence
 External pathogenic factor (or influence), outside evil, perverse energy

Perverse energy
 External pathogenic factor (or influence), outside evil, pernicious influence
Points of intersection
 Crossing points
Prenatal qi
 Original Qi, Yuan Qi

Primal meridians
 Main meridians, principal meridians,
regular meridians
Principal meridians
Main meridians, primary meridians, regular meridians
Protective energy
 Defensive Qi, Wei Qi

Reduce
 Disperse, sedate, Xie
Reducing Points
 Dispersal points, sedation points, “Son” ponts
Regular meridians
 Main meridians, primary meridians, principal meridians

Reinforcing points
 Tonifying (or tonification) points
Remote points
 Distal points
Ren meridian
 Conception vessel, Ren Mo, Ren Mai

Root
 Ben
Rong points
 Gushing points, Ying-spring points, Yuong points

Sanjiao
 Three Heaters, Tri-Heater, Triple Burner, Triple Burning Space, Triple Energizer, Triple Heater, Triple Warmer
Sedate
 Disperse, reduce, Xie
Sedation points
 Dispersal points, reducing points, “Son” points

Sheng cycle
 Generation cycle, interpromoting cycle
Shi
 Excess, fullness, sthenia
Shu points
 Associated points, Back-Shu, Associated effect points, Yu points

Shu-stream points
 Transporting points, Yu points
Spoiler title
 Dispersal points, reducing points, sedation points
Source points
 Yuan points

Sthenia
 Excess, fullness, Shi
Supplement
 Bu, tonify
Swollen tongue
 Enlarged tongue, fat tongue, flabby tongue

Ting points
 Jing-well points, well points
Tongue fur
 Coating, moss
Tongue proper
 Tongue material or tissues

Tonify
 Bu, supplement
Tonifying points
“Mother” points, reinforcing points
Transporting points
 Shu-stream points, Yu points

Traversing points
 Jing-river points, Ching points, King points
Triple Burner
 Sanjiao, Three heaters, Tri-heater, Triple buring space, Triple energizer, Triple heater, Triple wanner
Tsun
 A.C.I., cun, unit

Vertebral points
 Jiaji
Viscera
 Officials, organs and bowels, Yin and Yang organs, Zang Fu

Wei Qi
 Defensive Qi, protective energy
Well points
Jing-well points, Ting points
Wu Xing
 Five elements, Five Phases

Xi points
 Accumulating point, Cleft points, Xi-Cleft points
Xi-Cleft points
 Accumulating points, Cleft points, Xi points
Xie
 Disperse, reduce, sedate

Xu
 Asthenia, deficiency (or deficient), emptiness

Yangqiao meridian
 Yang Heel meridian
Yang organ
 Bowel, Fu
Yangwei meridian
 Yang Linking meridian

Yin and Yang organs
 Officials, organs and bowels, viscera, Zang/Fu
Yin organ
 Zang
Ying Qi
 Nourishing energy

Ying-spring points
 Gushing points, Rong points, Yuong points
Yinqiao meridian
 Yin Heel meridian
Yinwei meridian
 Yin Linking meridian

Yu points
 Shu-stream points, transporting points Associated points, associated effect points, Back-Shu, Shu points