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Journal of Chinese Integrative Medicine ›› 2008, Vol. 6 ›› Issue (12): 1294-1296.doi: 10.3736/jcim20081217

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"Opening-closing-pivoting" theory on six meridians in Shang Han Lun and the space and time differentiation of three-yin and three-yang

Xiao-qiang Yue(), Xue Yang   

  1. Department of Classics, School of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Second Military Medical University, Shanghai 200433, China
  • Received:2008-07-07 Online:2008-12-20 Published:2008-12-15

The "opening-closing-pivoting" theory on the six meridians is one of the difficult points in the study of Shang Han Lun ( Treatise on Cold Diseases). The authors give an explanation on the space and time differentiation of three-yin and three-yang as well as the" opening-closing-pivoting" theory based on the predecessors experience, and then analyze the physiological and pathological characteristics of the six- meridian disorders.

Key words: Shang Han Lun, syndrome differentiation, six-meridian, space and time differentiation

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