huāng (肓)

the space between the heart and the diaphragm, and by extension, the vitals; according to my lineage’s interpretation, gāohuāng refers to the protectiveness, the gāo (膏), and the permeability, the huāng (肓), of the “fat” — the white material that covers and protects the (physical substrate of the) zàngfǔ (臧). This white material anatomically includes both fat and fascia.

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