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Medical name (in English) and abbreviation
Large Intestine 12, LI12
Traditional Chinese characters:
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肘髎 ( zhou jiao / zhŏu jiáo ) is composed of these characters*:
, 髎 (jiao)
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The modern (simplified) Chinese characters of zhŏu jiáo are identical with the traditional characters displayed above. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), traditional Chinese characters are normally used to designate the points.
The Long Intestine Meridian
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Meaning of of this acupuncture point's individual characters as well as interpretation of the entire term in context with TCM
elbow | cavity | cavity at the elbow
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