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1

How many points are there on the Du channel?

28

2

What is the distance from the anterior hairline to the posterior hairline?

12 cun

3

At which point does the Du channel enter the brain?

Du-16 / Fengfu

4

Which thoracic and lumbar vertebral levels do not have a Du point associated with them?

Thoracic 2, 4, 8, 12
Lumbar 3, 5

5

Mingmen is the name for which Du point?

Du-4

6

What is the alternate name of the Du (Governing Meridian)?

The Sea of Yang

7

Du-4

Name:

Mingmen / Life Gate

8

Du-14

Name:

Dazhui / Great Hammer

9

Du-16

Name:

Fengfu / Wind Mansion

10

Du-20

Name:

Baihui / Hundred Meetings

11

Du-24

Name:

Shenting / Spirit Courtyard

12

Du-1

Location:

Midway between the tip of the coccyx and anus, locate the point with the patient in the prone position

13

Du-2

Location:

On the hiatus of the rectum

14

Du-3

Location:

Below the spinous process of the fourth lumbar vertebra, level with the iliac crest

15

Du-4

Location:

Below the spinous process of the second lumbar vertebra

16

Du-5

Location:

Below the spinous process of the first lumbar vertebra

17

Du-6

Location:

Below the spinous process of the eleventh thoracic vertebra

18

Du-7

Location:

Below the spinous process of the tenth thoracic vertebra

19

Du-8

Location:

Below the spinous process of the ninth thoracic vertebra

20

Du-9

Location:

Below the spinous process of the seventh thoracic vertebra

21

Du-10

Location:

Below the spinous process of the sixth thoracic vertebra

22

Du-11

Location:

Below the spinous process of the fifth thoracic vertebra

23

Du-12

Location:

Below the spinous process of the third thoracic vertebra

24

Du-13

Location:

Below the spinous process of the first thoracic vertebra

25

Du-14

Location:

Below the spinous process of the seventh cervical vertebral, approximately at the level of the shoulders

26

Du-15

Location:

0.5 cun directly above the midpoint of the posterior hairline, in the depression below the spinous process of the first cervical vertebra

27

Du-16

Location:

1 cun directly above the midpoint of the posterior hairline directly below the external occipital protuberance in the depression between the trapezius on both sides

28

Du-17

Location:

2.5 cun directly above the midpoint of the posterior hairline, 1.5 cun directly above Du-16 in the depression of the upper border of the external occipital protuberance

29

Du-18

Location:

4 cun directly above the midpoint of the posterior hairline, 1.5 cun directly above Du-17

30

Du-19

Location:

5.5 cun directly above the midpoint of the posterior hairline, 1.5 cun directly above Du-18