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Name of Lacuna

Example

Significance

Asparagus Lacuna

Asparagus Lacuna

Topostabile - Often found in the inferior (lower) half of the iris.

Given the name asparagus because of it's shape, the tip will point to the sclera. It is a serious and can indicate a predisposition for malignancy.

Cigar Lacuna

Cigar Or Turpedo Lacuna of the Iris

Topostabile - Since it impinge (push in on) the collarette. It shows dulled energy in the nerves or bowel.

Collarette Crypt

Collarette Crypt

Topostabile - tear drop, diamond or rhombus shaped found immediately inside or outside of the collarette. Can indicate genetic tendency towards gastro-intestinal conditions. Can also indicate leaky gut.

Curved Beak Lacuna

Curved Beak Lacuna

Curved beak lacuna aka Schnabel - shaped like a beak of a bird. It is more serious if it impinges in on the collarette. Not as serious as the other Schnabel lacuna which is straight or flattened. It affects abdominal area.

Honeycomb Lacuna

Honeycomb Lacuna

Topostabile - several small crypts or lacuna which are connected together giving the apparence of a honecomb. Indicates low vitality in that area. When found in the liver, nutritive zone or pancreas it can indicate a condition that invites parasites, yeast or bacteria.

Leaf Lacuna

Leaf Lacuna of the Iris

Can be either - Topostabile –Lacunae found in a specific part of the chart indicating the place of which it is weak. OR

Topolabile – Lacunea which indicates weakness in a specific organ regardless of the area of which it is found on the chart.

Closed Lacuna which is leaf shaped and has veins stemming from a spine down the middle giving it an appearance that looks like a leaf.   Not always but often found in adrenals, gallbladder and pancreas i.e. secretion organs.

Medusa Lacuna

Medusa or Jellyfish Lacuna

The topostabile lacuna is open and has long tentacle like fibers and indicates genetically pathology.  Can be located anywhere but usually in lungs and kidney.

Peanut Lacuna

Polypose Lacuna

Topostabile - polyps where ever the chart indicates.  Indicates polyps, if it pushes in on the collarette the polyps might be intestinal.

Roof Tile Lacuna

Roof Top LacunaStairstep Lacuna Highlighted

Topostabile –  Lacunae found in a specific part of the chart indicating the place of which it is weak.

Believed to be a genetic marker, it is serious, can be found anywhere in the Iris.  May indicate degeneration of tissue. 

Shoe Lacuna

Shoe Lacuna

Topolabile – Sign which indicates weakness in a specific organ regardless of the area of which it is found on the chart.

A small and a larger lacunae which together make up the shape of a shoe.  No matter where it is located, it indicates a kidney weakness.   Also check the topostabile organ or gland as well.

Double concerning if the Shoe Lacuna is topostabile on the kidney.

Stair-Step Lacuna

Stairstep LacunaStairstep Lacuna Highlighted

Topostabile –  Lacunae found in a specific part of the chart indicating the place of which it is weak.

Believed to be a genetic marker, it is serious, can be found anywhere in the Iris.  May indicate degeneration of tissue. 

Straight Beak Lacunae

Straight Beak Lacunea

Straight Beak Lacunae

Tiny shaped like a pointed beak.  Indicates weakness of the nerve supply and abdomen.  If it actually penetrates the collarette or flattens it, it is to be thought of as more serious.

See difference from Radial Furrows.  The straight pointed beak tapers at the end of the lacunae

It can indicate a condition that invites parasites, yeast or bacteria.

Torpedo Lacuna

Cigar Or Turpedo Lacuna of the Iris

Topostabile - Since it impinge (push in on) the collarette. It shows dulled energy in the nerves or bowel.

Tulip Lacunea

Tulip Lacuna

Topolabile – Sign which indicates weakness in a specific organ regardless of the area of which it is found on the chart.

Tulip Lacuna usually attached to the collarette in the head and sinus location, but can be anywhere.  Could indicate nasal polyps. 

 

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