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Descriptor English: Meridians
Descriptor Spanish: Meridianos
Descriptor meridianos
Entry term(s) Ching Lo
Jing Luo
Jingluo
Scope note: Zonas clásicas en ACUPUNTURA. Son canales principales y colaterales, considerados como una red de vías a través de las cuales circula la energía vital (Qi) y en su longitud se distribuyen los PUNTOS DE ACUPUNTURA. Los meridianos son una serie de 14 líneas en los que se localizan más de 400 puntos de acupuntura en todo el cuerpo. (Traducción libre del original: The Pinyin Chinese-English Dictionary, p. 359; Dr. Wu Lancheng, Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Beijing)
Descriptor Portuguese: Meridianos
Descriptor French: Méridiens
Entry term(s): Ching Lo
Jing Luo
Jingluo
Luo, Jing
Tree number(s): E02.190.044.555
I01.076.201.450.654.558.520.300.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016740
Scope note: 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)
Annotation: not for meridians in ophthalmology: index under OPTICS AND PHOTONICS (IM) + EYE; CORNEA; VISUAL FIELD or other applicable ophthalmologic term (IM)
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
Previous Indexing: Acupuncture (1968-1991)
Public MeSH Note: 92
History Note: 92
DeCS ID: 29985
Unique ID: D016740
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1992/01/01
Date of Entry: 1991/05/31
Revision Date: 2009/07/14
Meridians - Preferred
Concept UI M0025495
Scope note 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)
Preferred term Meridians
Entry term(s) Ching Lo
Jing Luo
Jingluo
Luo, Jing



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