Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)
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(Mandarin = standard Chinese without accent)
Note: In this special case, one of the tones is pronounced differently than the (written) Pinyin phonetic script indicates. This phenomenon is called Tone sandhi.
Medical name (in English)
Traditional Chinese characters:
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手五裏 ( shou wu li / shŏu wŭ lĭ ) is composed of these characters*:
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手五裏 ( shou wu li / shŏu wŭ lĭ ) in modern (simplified) characters
In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), traditional Chinese characters are normally used to designate the points.
The Long Intestine Meridian
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hand | location | five regions at the arm
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Version 5.07 / Last updated: 2016-07-28