Into the World of Medicine

IWM Glossary

~ ~ Geography ~ ~

Continent: Shen Hong

Countries: Ga Luo (where the first volume of the novel takes place), Shen Li, Li Ke, ???

~ ~ Political structure of Ga Luo ~ ~

Imperial Family

Four Great Families: Murong, Nangong, Qiuyuan, Bei

other big families

Murong family

Murong Xiong – Master of the Murong family, Murong Qingyan & Murong Qingxue’s grandfather

Murong Xizhao – Murong Qingyan’s and Murong Qingxue’s father, the most talented youth of the previous generation(MIA)

Murong Qingyan – eldest daughter of Murong Xizhao’s official wife (di-daughter)

Murong Qingxue – a concubine-born daughter of Murong Xizhao

Liu Mei – Murong Xizhao’s concubine, Murong Qingxue’s mother

Murong Rui – Grand elder of the family

Murong Li – second elder

Murong Xin – third elder

Nangong family

Nangong Ting – Master of the Nangong family, Nangong Ye’s father

Nangong Ye – a genius of the current generation, Murong Qingyan’s fiance, later became fiance of Murong Qingxue

Nangong Shanshan – Nangong Ye’s younger sister, Murong Qingxue’s friend

Qiuyuan family

Qiuyuan Lishang – Master of Qiuyuan family, Qiuyuan Yi’s father

Qiuyuan Yi – a would-be genius of the current generation, if not for the suppression of the strange flame in his body

Bei family

Bei Yuan – Master of Bei family

~ ~ Cultivation ~ ~

Each cultivation period is divided into early, middle, late stages and its peak.

Cultivation periods are as follows:

Qi Condensation (炼气期, liànqì qī)

Foundation Establishment (筑基期, zhùjī qī)

Opening period   (or Enlightenment; 开光, kāiguāng qí)

Harmonization period (or Fusion; , rónghé qī) 

Heart Tempering period (心动期, xīndòng qī)

Golden Core period (金丹, jīndāqī) 

Nascent Soul period (元期, yuányīng qī) first encountered ch.102.2


Great Enlightenment period (大乘期, dàshèng qī) first encountered ch.102.3

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  • iRead4Fun

    Thank you! And good luck with that pain in the buttocks site maintenance. Hehe! You’ll be fine. There’s always Uncle Google. 😁

    • Agnie

      This Uncle is indeed wise and all-knowing, but the recipient of its wisdom turned out to be a bane of wisdom and a clumsily finger one at that, sigh.
      Oh well, it’s not like you guys a have choice, sigh, so suffer with me muahahaha (I do try to minimize it, but hehe)


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