Acupoints 1 Quiz (On Spleen, Heart)

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Acupoints 1 quiz on spleen, heart.


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  • 1. 

    What is the Chinese name of Spleen 10 ("Sea of Blood")?

    Explanation
    The Chinese name for Spleen 10 is Xuehai. This point is also known as "Sea of Blood" in Chinese medicine. It is located on the inner side of the knee and is believed to regulate blood circulation and treat various blood-related disorders. The name "Xuehai" directly translates to "sea of blood" in English, which reflects its importance in maintaining a healthy blood flow in the body.

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  • 2. 

    Spleen 10 is located __________ cun proximal to the superior border of the __________, in the tender depression on the bulge of the vastus __________ muscle, directly above Spleen 9.

    Explanation
    Spleen 10 is located 2 cun proximal to the superior border of the patella medialis, in the tender depression on the bulge of the vastus medialis muscle, directly above Spleen 9.

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  • 3. 

    What is the Chinese name of Spleen 15 ("Great Horizontal")?

    Explanation
    The Chinese name for Spleen 15 is "Daheng."

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  • 4. 

    Spleen 15 is located on the __________, in the depression at the lateral border of the __________ abdominis muscle level with the __________.

    Explanation
    Spleen 15 is located on the abdomen, specifically in the depression at the lateral border of the rectus abdominis muscle level with the umbilicus.

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  • 5. 

    What is the Chinese name of Spleen 21 ("Great Wrapping")?

    Explanation
    Dabao is the Chinese name for Spleen 21, also known as "Great Wrapping."

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  • 6. 

    Spleen 21 is located on the __________ - __________ line, in the __________ intercostal space.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "mid axillary seventh" or "mid axillary 7th". This refers to the location of Spleen 21, which is on the line that runs through the mid-axillary region of the body, specifically in the seventh intercostal space.

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  • 7. 

    What is the Chinese name of Heart 1 ("Summit Spring")?

    Explanation
    The Chinese name for Heart 1 ("Summit Spring") is Jiquan.

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  • 8. 

    Heart 1 is located in the depression at the center of the __________.

    Explanation
    Heart 1 is located in the depression at the center of the axilla. The axilla, commonly known as the armpit, is the hollow area between the upper arm and the side of the chest. It is a crucial anatomical region where important structures such as blood vessels and nerves pass through. The heart, being a vital organ responsible for pumping blood throughout the body, is situated in the thoracic cavity, slightly to the left of the midline. Therefore, the depression at the center of the axilla is an accurate description of the location of Heart 1.

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  • 9. 

    What is the Chinese name of Heart 2 ("Green Spirit")?

    Explanation
    The Chinese name for Heart 2 ("Green Spirit") is Qingling.

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  • 10. 

    Heart 2 is located __________ cun proximal to the medial end of the transverse __________ crease, on the line connecting Heart 1 and Heart 3.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "3 cubital." This means that Heart 2 is located 3 cun proximal to the medial end of the transverse cubital crease, on the line connecting Heart 1 and Heart 3.

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  • 11. 

    What is the Chinese name of Heart 3 ("Lesser Sea")?

    Explanation
    Shaohai is the Chinese name for Heart 3, also known as "Lesser Sea" in English. In traditional Chinese medicine, Shaohai is an acupuncture point located on the wrist. It is believed to have a calming effect on the mind and can be used to treat various conditions related to the heart, such as palpitations and anxiety. The name "Shaohai" reflects the location and function of this acupuncture point in the context of Chinese medicine.

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  • 12. 

    Heart 3 is located midway between Pericardium 3 and the medial __________ of the humerus, at the medial end of the __________ cubital crease when the elbow is fully flexed.

    Explanation
    Heart 3 is located at the medial end of the epicondyle transverse of the humerus, which is midway between Pericardium 3 and the medial epicondyle of the humerus. This point can be found at the medial end of the cubital crease when the elbow is fully flexed.

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  • 13. 

    What is the Chinese name of Heart 4 ("Spirit Path")?

    Explanation
    The Chinese name for Heart 4 ("Spirit Path") is Lingdao.

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  • 14. 

    Heart 4 is located on the __________ side of the tendon of flexor __________ ulnaris, __________ cun proximal to Heart 7.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "radial carpi 1.5". This means that Heart 4 is located on the radial side of the tendon of the flexor ulnaris, approximately 1.5 cun proximal to Heart 7.

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  • 15. 

    What is the Chinese name of Heart 5 ("Penetrating the Interior")?

    Explanation
    The Chinese name for Heart 5 is Tongli.

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  • 16. 

    Heart 5 is located on the __________ side of the tendon of __________ carpi ulnaris, __________ cun proximal to Heart 7.

    Explanation
    Heart 5 is located on the radial side of the tendon of the carpi ulnaris, approximately one cun proximal to Heart 7.

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  • 17. 

    What is the Chinese name of Heart 6 ("Yin Cleft")?

    Explanation
    The Chinese name for Heart 6 ("Yin Cleft") is Yinxi.

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  • 18. 

    Heart 6 is located on the __________ side of the tendon of flexor carpi __________, __________ cun proximal to Heart 7.

    Explanation
    Heart 6 is located on the radial side of the tendon of flexor carpi ulnaris, approximately 0.5 cun proximal to Heart 7.

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  • 19. 

    What is the Chinese name of Heart 7 ("Spirit Gate")?

    Explanation
    Shenmen is the Chinese name for Heart 7, also known as "Spirit Gate." In Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shenmen is an acupuncture point located on the wrist that is believed to have a calming and balancing effect on the spirit. The name "Shenmen" translates to "Spirit Gate," which reflects its role in regulating emotions and promoting mental well-being.

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  • 20. 

    Heart 7 is located at the __________ joint, on the __________ side of flexor __________ ulnaris, in the depression at the proximal border of the __________ bone.

    Explanation
    Heart 7 is located at the wrist joint, on the radial side of flexor carpi ulnaris, in the depression at the proximal border of the pisiform bone.

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  • 21. 

    What is the Chinese name of Heart 8 ("Lesser Palace")?

    Explanation
    Shaofu is the Chinese name for Heart 8, also known as "Lesser Palace". This point is located on the palm side of the hand, between the two tendons in the wrist crease. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, Heart 8 is believed to have various functions, including regulating the heart and calming the mind. It is commonly used in acupuncture and acupressure treatments to address emotional imbalances, anxiety, and insomnia.

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  • 22. 

    Heart 8 is located on the __________, in the depression between the 4th and 5th __________ bones, where the tip of the __________ finger rests when a fist is made.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "palm metacarpal 5th". The heart 8 acupressure point is located on the palm, specifically on the metacarpal bone of the 5th finger. This is the bone that is commonly referred to as the little finger. When making a fist, the tip of the little finger rests in the depression between the 4th and 5th metacarpal bones, where the heart 8 point is located.

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  • 23. 

    What is the Chinese name of Heart 9 ("Lesser Rushing")?

    Explanation
    Shaochong is the Chinese name for Heart 9, also known as "Lesser Rushing" in English. In Chinese medicine, the body is believed to have a network of energy pathways called meridians, and each meridian is associated with specific points. Heart 9, or Shaochong, is one of these points located on the palm side of the little finger. Stimulating this point is believed to have various therapeutic effects on the heart and related conditions. Therefore, Shaochong is the correct Chinese name for Heart 9.

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  • 24. 

    Heart 9 is located on the dorsal aspect of the __________ finger, at the junction of lines drawn along the __________ border of the nail and the base of the nail, approximately 0.1 cun from the corner of the nail.

    Explanation
    Heart 9 is located on the dorsal aspect of the little finger, at the junction of lines drawn along the radial border of the nail and the base of the nail, approximately 0.1 cun from the corner of the nail.

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  • 25. 

    What is the Chinese name of Spleen 8 (Earth Pivot)?

    Explanation
    Diji is the Chinese name for Spleen 8, also known as Earth Pivot.

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  • 26. 

    Spleen 8 is located on the _________ side of the lower leg, _____ cun inferior to Spleen 9, in a depression just posterior to the __________ crest of the __________.

    Explanation
    Spleen 8 is located on the medial side of the lower leg, 3 cun inferior to Spleen 9, in a depression just posterior to the medial crest of the tibia.

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  • 27. 

    What is the Chinese name of Spleen 9 (Yin Mound Spring or Yin Waterfall)?

    Explanation
    Yinlingquan is the Chinese name for Spleen 9, also known as Yin Mound Spring or Yin Waterfall. The name Yinlingquan is derived from the combination of "Yin" which represents the yin energy in Chinese medicine, and "lingquan" which translates to "mound spring" or "waterfall". This acupuncture point is located on the lower leg and is believed to have a balancing effect on the spleen meridian, promoting the flow of qi and blood in the body.

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  • 28. 

    Spleen 9 is located on the __________ side of the lower leg, in a depression in the angle formed by the medial __________ of tibia and the __________ border of the tibia.

    Explanation
    Spleen 9 is located on the medial side of the lower leg, in a depression in the angle formed by the medial condyle of the tibia and the posterior border of the tibia.

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