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Review Article

Classic and Modern Meridian Studies: A Review of Low Hydraulic Resistance Channels along Meridians and Their Relevance for Therapeutic Effects in Traditional Chinese Medicine

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Hydromechanical model of meridian and the experimental verifications. (a) Higher permeable () tissue (low HR) along meridian (↑) and flow pattern of IF of the meridian. (b) The measuring system of HR with two pressure transducers. (c) The HR curve and low HR points (LHR) on stomach meridian in a minipig. (d) The sites of isotope injection (middle green point in left figure and black cross in right figure) and the migration of the isotope along LHRC of stomach meridian (marked by two green points in left figure and white arrow in right figure) [20].

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