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The Pulse Classic

Maijing(The Pulse Classic), compiled by Wang Shuhe in the Western Jin Dynasty (265-316), is the first extant book specializing in sphygmology in China, and a summing-up of the knowledge on sphygmology before the third century in China. Maijing is in 10 volumes, containing 98 chapters. It categorized pulse tracings into 24 kinds, such as light, [...]

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