(LV) Liver Meridian - Point Locations Chart

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The (LV) Liver Meridian has 14 points:

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LV 1
Large Pile
Da Dun
    On the lateral side of the the big toe, .1 cun from the corner of the nail.

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LV 2
Moving Between
Xing Jian
    On the dorsum of the foot between the 1st and 2nd toes, proximal to the margin of the web at the junction of the red and white skin.

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LV 3
Great Surge
Tai Chong
    On the dorsum of the foot in a depression distal to the junctions of the 1st and 2nd metatarsal bones.

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LV 4
Mound Center
Zhong Feng
    Anterior to the medial malleolus, midway between SP 5 and ST 41, in a depression on the medial side of the tendon of tibialis anterior.

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LV 5
Woodworm Canal
Li Gou
    5 cun above the tip of the medial malleolus on the midline of the surface of the tibia.

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LV 6
Central Metropolis
Zhong Du
    7 cun above the tip of the medial malleolus on the midline of the medial surface of the tibia.

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LV 7
Knee Joint
Xi Guan
    1 cun posterior to SP 9, posterior and inferior to the medial condyle of the tibia in the upp[er portion of the medial head of the gastrocnemius muscle.

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LV 8
Spring at the Bend
Qu Quan
    At the medial end of the transverse popliteal crease, posterior to the medial epicondyle of the tibia, in a depression on the anterior border of the insertions of semimembraneous and semitendoneous, with the knee flexed.

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LV 9
Yin Bladder
Yin Bao
    4 cun above the medial epicondyle of the femur, between vastus medialis and sartorius.

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LV 10
Foot Five Li
Zu Wu Li
    3 cun below ST 30 at the proximal end of the thigh and lateral border of adductor longus (1 cun below LV 11).

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LV 11
Yin Corner
Yin Lian
    2 cun below ST 30 at the proximal end of the thigh and on the lateral border of adductor longus.

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LV 12
Urgent Pulse
Ji Mai
    Lateral to the pubic tubercle, lateral and inferior to ST 30, in the inguinal groove where the femoral artery is palpable, 2.5 cun lateral to the anterior midline.

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LV 13
Camphorwood Gate
Zhang Men
    On the lateral side of the abdomen below the free end of the 11th rib.

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LV 14
Cycle Gate
Qi Men
    On the mamillary line, directly below the nipple, 4 cun lateral to the AML in the 6th ICS.

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