[Essence of meridians and collaterals: circulatory conduction system of bio-electricity of human].

Author: Shang ZD.
Department of Orthopedics, Tianjin 464 Hospital, Tianjin 300381, China. ashang9482@126.com
Conference/Journal: Zhongguo Zhen Jiu.
Date published: 2011 Mar
Other: Volume ID: 31 , Issue ID: 3 , Pages: 277-80 , Special Notes: [Article in Chinese] , Word Count: 80

The running courses of twelve meridians are explained through the electrical properties of cell membrane, and the phenomenon related with meridians such as mechanism of acupuncture analgesia and acupuncture anesthesia, pause of the propagated sensation along channels, nature of propagated sensation and width of propagated sensation is expounded in this article. As a result, it is held that the meridian system, a circulatory conduction system of bio-electricity of human, is an independent system from the known nine large systems.

PMID: 21644324