Stomach 05 (ST 5)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Daying, Big Welcome (Great Reception)
Anterior to the angle of mandible, on the anterior border of the attached portion of muscle masseter, in the groove-like depression appearing when the cheek is bulged.
Facial paralysis, trismus, swelling of the cheek, pain in the face, toothache.
Courses wind and quickens the connecting vessels.
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