is the term used to describe various yin and yang organs in the body.
A yin organ is called a Zang, while a yang organ is called a Fu. Although
the organs are identified by their western anatomical names, Traditional
Chinese medicine views their function on a far broader scope, due in
part to the concepts of chi and essence, their movement (flow) and
twelve organs of chinese medicine (which correspond to the twelve meridians,
or channels within the body) are classified according to the functions
of either transformation (yin organs), or transportation (yang organs).
Zang is made up of the six solid (yin) organs:
(sac surrounding the heart)
Fu consists of the six hollow (yang) organs:
warmer (an organ function)