Contents: Pt. 1. The channel system -- pt. 2. The main channels -- pt. 3. Connecting channels (luo mai) -- pt. 4. Muscle channels (jing jin) -- pt. 5. Divergent channels (jing bie) -- pt. 6. Cutaneous regions -- pt. 7. Eight extraordinary vessels -- pt. 8. The integration of muscle and connecting channels in practice.Formerly CIP.Includes bibliographical references (pages 701-704) and index.Text in English and some Chinese characters.The premier English language text examining the secondary channels and extraordinary vessels of acupuncture.