Amc - Tongue Diagnosis

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Amc - Tongue Diagnosis

This quiz reviews TONGUE DIAGNOSIS used in Chinese acupuncture medicine.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Tongue BODY COLOR indicates the conditions of Blood, Nutritive Qi and Yin organs. It reflects ...
    • A. 

      State of body fluids

    • B. 

      Conditions of Heat or Cold and Yin or Yang

    • C. 

      Conditions of Fullness or Deficiency

    • D. 

      Conditions of Heat or Cold and Fullness or Deficiency

  • 2. 
    Tongue BODY SHAPE indicates the conditions of Blood and Nutritive Qi:  It reflects ...
    • A. 

      Conditions of Heat or Cold and Yin and Yang

    • B. 

      Conditions of Heat or Cold and Fullness or Deficiency

    • C. 

      Conditions of Fullness or Deficiency

    • D. 

      State of body fluids

  • 3. 
    Tongue COATING indicates the state of the Yang organs:  It reflects ...
    • A. 

      State of body fluids

    • B. 

      Conditions of Fullness or Deficiency

    • C. 

      Conditions of Heat or Cold and Yin or Yang

    • D. 

      Conditions of Heat or Cold and Fullness or Deficiency

  • 4. 
    Tongue MOISTURE indicates ...
    • A. 

      Conditions of Heat or Cold and of Fullness or Deficiency

    • B. 

      Conditions of Fullness or Deficiency

    • C. 

      Conditions of Heat or Cold and Yin or Yang

    • D. 

      State of body fluids

  • 5. 
    Tongue color:* Deficiency of Yang* Deficiency of Blood
    • A. 

      Pale

    • B. 

      Red

    • C. 

      Deep-red

    • D. 

      Purple

    • E. 

      Blue

  • 6. 
    Tongue color:Pale and slightly wet ...
    • A. 

      Yang deficiency

    • B. 

      Blood deficiency

    • C. 

      Liver-Blood deficiency

  • 7. 
    Tongue color:Pale and slightly dry ...
    • A. 

      Yang deficiency

    • B. 

      Blood deficiency

    • C. 

      Liver-Blood deficiency

  • 8. 
    Tongue color:Pale or Orange sides ...
    • A. 

      Yang deficiency

    • B. 

      Blood deficiency

    • C. 

      Liver-Blood deficiency

  • 9. 
    Tongue color:Heat indications ...
    • A. 

      Pale

    • B. 

      Red

    • C. 

      Purple

    • D. 

      Blue

  • 10. 
    Tongue color:Red with coating ...
    • A. 

      Heat

    • B. 

      Full-heat

    • C. 

      Empty heat

  • 11. 
    Tongue color:Red without coating...
    • A. 

      Heat

    • B. 

      Full-Heat

    • C. 

      Empty-Heat

  • 12. 
    Tongue color:Red tip ...Red points on the tip ...
    • A. 

      Heat

    • B. 

      Full-Heat

    • C. 

      Empty-Heat

    • D. 

      Heart-Fire

  • 13. 
    Tongue color:Red sides with coating...
    • A. 

      Heat

    • B. 

      Full-Heat

    • C. 

      Empty-Heat

    • D. 

      Liver-Fire or Gall Bladder Heat

    • E. 

      Liver-Yin deficiency with Empty-Heat

  • 14. 
    Tongue color:Red sides without coating...
    • A. 

      Heat

    • B. 

      Full-Heat

    • C. 

      Empty-Heat

    • D. 

      Liver-Yin deficiency with Empty-Heat

    • E. 

      Liver-Fire or Gall Bladder Heat

  • 15. 
    Tongue color:Red center ...Red spots in or around the center ...
    • A. 

      Stomach-Heat

    • B. 

      Full-Heat

    • C. 

      Heat

    • D. 

      Liver-Heat

  • 16. 
    Tongue color:Red points on the sides ...
    • A. 

      Full-Heat

    • B. 

      Heart-Fire

    • C. 

      Empty-Heat

    • D. 

      Liver-Fire

  • 17. 
    Tongue color:Red spots on the root ...
    • A. 

      Full-Heat

    • B. 

      Liver-Fire

    • C. 

      Empty-Heat

    • D. 

      Heat in the Lower Burner

  • 18. 
    Tongue color:Stasis of Blood is indicated by ...
    • A. 

      Red

    • B. 

      Orange

    • C. 

      Pale

    • D. 

      Purple

  • 19. 
    Tongue color:Reddish-purple ...
    • A. 

      Full-Heat

    • B. 

      Cold and stasis of Blood

    • C. 

      Full-Cold

    • D. 

      Heat and stasis of Blood

  • 20. 
    Tongue Color:Bluish-purple ...
    • A. 

      Empty-Heat

    • B. 

      Empty-Cold

    • C. 

      Full-Cold

    • D. 

      Cold and stasis of Blood

  • 21. 
    Tongue color:Purple seen on the sides ...
    • A. 

      Liver-Blood stasis

    • B. 

      Liver-Blood Heat

    • C. 

      Empty Liver-Heat

    • D. 

      Empty Liver-Cold

  • 22. 
    Tongue color:Bluish-purple sides in a woman ...
    • A. 

      Empty Liver-Heat

    • B. 

      Full Liver-Heat

    • C. 

      Blood stasis in the Uterus

    • D. 

      Blood stasis in the Stomach

  • 23. 
    Tongue color:Purple in the center
    • A. 

      Blood stasis in the Stomach

    • B. 

      Blood stasis in the Liver

    • C. 

      Cold in the Stomach

    • D. 

      Dampness in the Stomach

  • 24. 
    Tongue color:Blue ...
    • A. 

      Cold and Qi deficiency

    • B. 

      Full-Cold

    • C. 

      Interior cold causing Blood Stasis

    • D. 

      Empty-Cold causing Blood Stasis

  • 25. 
    Tongue-body shape:Empty or deficient condition ...
    • A. 

      Swollen

    • B. 

      Partially swollen

    • C. 

      Thin

    • D. 

      Rigid

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