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Yang Ji-zhou (1522-1620 A.D.), also called Yang Ji-shi, a native of Sanqu, now Qu County, Zhenjiang Province.

His grandfather had been an imperial physician.

He succeeded his grandfather's profession, and was especially skillful in acupuncture.

He compiled a very comprehensive and at the same time practical book Zhen Jiu Da Cheng Compendium of Acupuncture and Moxibustion (1601 A.D.), based on Gao Wu's and othersÂ’ works on the subject.

Hence, his work served as a link between the past and the future.

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