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Meridians

"Meridians" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Classical loci in ACUPUNCTURE. They are main and collateral channels, regarded as a network of passages, through which vital energy (Qi) circulates and along which acupoints (ACUPUNCTURE POINTS) are distributed. The meridians are a series of 14 lines upon which more than 400 acupoints are located on the body. (The Pinyin Chinese-English Dictionary, p. 359; Dr. Wu Lancheng, Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Beijing)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Meridians" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Meridians" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 4 publications over 3 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2008
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