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Fig. 1. Superficial arteries of the head. The branches of the external carotid artery attached to the depicted shape indicate the meridians to which it corresponds. ● : Hand yangming large intestine meridian, ▲ : Hand taiyang small intestine meridian, ■ : Hand shaoyang triple energizer meridian. When reading descriptions of Hand yang meridians of the head in classical texts attentively, one can discover that they indicate the locations of the branches of the external carotid artery. This drawing is adapted from Standring (2021)36).
Korean J Acupunct 2024;41:16-26 https://doi.org/10.14406/acu.2024.024a
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