yin and yang

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yin and yang

The opposite but complementary principles of Chinese philosophy incorporated into traditional Chinese medicine. Yin is feminine, dark and negative, Yang masculine, bright and positive. Their interaction and balance is believed to maintain the harmony of the body.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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