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qi

(chē)
n.
Variant of chi2.

chi

Traditional Chinese medicine
The vital force which is believed to flow through the body along routes known as meridians; illness is attributed to changes in the flow of chi which, according to the construct of Chinese medicine, can be treated by placing needles (acupuncture) or pressure (acupressure) at specific points on the meridians.

CHI

Abbreviation for:
catastrophic health insurance
caudate head index
Centre for Health Informatics (Medspeak-UK)
clinical health informatics
closed-head injury
Commission for Health Improvement, see there (Medspeak-UK)
Community Health Index (Medspeak-UK)
consumer health informatics

CHI

Abbreviation for closed head injury.

chi

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1. The 22nd letter of the Greek alphabet, χ.
2. In chemistry, denotes the 22nd in a series.
3. Symbol for the dihedral angle between the α-carbon and the side-chains of amino acids in peptides and proteins.
4. (chē) In Asian medical traditions, the force of energy existing in all life forms. Chi manifests as five differentelements; these are labeled according to either the Asian or Ayurvedic tradition.
Synonym(s): qi.
See also: five-element theory
Synonym(s): ki.

Qi

Basic life energy, according to traditional Chinese medicine.
Mentioned in: Qigong
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