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TCM Theory Exam 3

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21. The root of the post-heaven qi is the?
a. kidney
b. lung
c. spleen
d. jing (essence)

c. spleen
22. Which of the following organs can be found in the upper warmer?
a. pericardium
b. lung
c. liver
d. spleen

a. pericardium + b. lung
23. What 3 organs can be found in the middle warmer?
1.
2.
3.

1. spleen 2. stomach 3. gall bladder
24. What yang organ is also an extraordinary yang organ?
a. large intestine
b. stomach
c. gall bladder
d. bladder

c. gall bladder
25. What are the two types of phlegm?
1.
2.

1. substantial 2. non-substantial
26. Diarrhea, low appetite and fatigue are common symptoms of what organ?
a. heart
b. kidney
c. gall bladder
d. spleen

d. spleen
27. A red tongue body could indicate which of the following conditions?
a. excess heat
b. yang deficiency
c. blood deficiency
d. yin deficiency

a. excess heat + d. yin deficiency
28. A wiry pulse usually indicates what condition?
a. qi deficiency
b. blood deficiency
c. dampness
d. qi stagnation

d. qi stagnation
29. What pulse quality indicates blood stagnation?
a. wiry
b. choppy
c. slippery
d. full

b. choppy
30. Yang deficiency will manifest with what tongue body color?
a. pale
b. red
c. green
d. purple

a. pale
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