Zhong Yao Cai. 1998 Aug; 21(8): 423-5.
[The connotation investigation of "female-male" in Chinese traditional medicine nomenclature]
Shiyan Taihe Hospital, Hubei Province, Shiyan 442000.
The connotation investigation of "female-male" in nomenclature of Polygonum multiflorum Thunb, suggests that the female-male" in Chinese medicine nomenclature is generalized concept. It has three connotation, including correlation, relativity identity. It's concrete use of materialist dialectics in Chinese medicine.