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Pinyin: Zhǐ Xiè
On the anterior midline, 2.5 cun inferior to the umbilicus.
The distance between the upper border of the pubic symphysis and the center of the umbilicus is 5 cun.
Zhixie EX-CA is in the midpoint of these two reference points.
Vertically 0.5–1 cun.
Caution: Peritoneum, full bladder, pregnancy
This is a modern point, mainly used to stop diarrhoea.