(CV) Conception Vessel Meridian - Point Locations Chart

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The (CV) Conception Vessel Meridian has 24 points:

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CV 1
Meeting of Yin
Huiyin
    In the center of the perineum, Males: in between the anus and the scrotum, Females: between the anus and the posterior labial commissure.

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CV 2
Curved Bone
Qugu
    On top of the notch in the center of superior border of the pubic symphysis.

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CV 3
Central Pole
Zhong ji
    1 cun above CV 2 (pubic symphysis).

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CV 4
Origin Pass
Guan Yuan
    2 cun above CV 2 (pubic symphysis).

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CV 5
Stone Gate
Shi Men
    3 cun above CV 2 (pubic symphysis).

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CV 6
Sea of Qi
Qi Hai
    Midway between CV 5 and CV 7, 1.5 cun below CV 8 (umbilicus).

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CV 7
Yin Intersection
Yin Jiao
    1 cun below CV 8 (umbilicus).

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CV 8
Spirit Gate
Shen Que
    In the center of the umbilicus.

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CV 9
Water Divide
Shui Fen
    1 cun above CV 8 (umbilicus).

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CV 10
Lower Venter
Xia Wan
    2 cun above CV 8 (umbilicus).

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CV 11
Interior Strengthening
Jian Li
    3 cun above CV 8 (umbilicus).

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CV 12
Central Venter
Zhong Wan
    Midway between CV 8 and CV 16, 4 cun above CV 8 (umbilicus).

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CV 13
Upper Venter
Shang Wan
    5 cun above CV 8 (umbilicus).

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CV 14
Great Tower Gate
Ju Que
    6 cun above CV 8 (umbilicus).

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CV 15
Turtledove Tail
Jiu Wei
    7 cun above CV 8 (umbilicus).

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CV 16
Center Palace
Zhong Ting
    Level with the 5th ICS, where the right and left ribs meet on the lower border of the sternum at the junction of the sternum and xiphoid process.

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CV 17
Chest Center
Dan Zhong
    Level with the 4th ICS, midway between the nipples.

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CV 18
Jade Hall
Yu Tang
    Level with the 3rd ICS.

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CV 19
Purple Palace
Zi Gong
    Level with the 2nd ICS.

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CV 20
Florid Canopy
Hui Gai
    Level with the 1st ICS.

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CV 21
Jade Pivot
Xuan Ji
    Between CV 20 and CV 22.

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CV 22
Celestial Chimney
Tian Tu
    At the notch in the superior aspect of the suprasternal fossa.

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CV 23
Ridge Spring
Lian Quan
    At the upper border of hyoid bone.

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CV 24
Sauce Receptacle
Cheng Jiang
    At the center of the mentolabial groove directly below the lip.