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The TCM acupunture point ben shen - 本神 - bĕn shén
(Gall Bladder 13)

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Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

bĕn shén

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Medical name (in English)
and abbreviation

Gall Bladder 13,

Traditional Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( ben shen / bĕn shén ) with pronunciation (English translation: Gall Bladder 13 )

For obtaining stroke order animations, visit the links to the individual characters below.
本神 ( ben shen / bĕn shén ) is composed of these characters*: (ben) , (shen)

*Clicking on one of these characters will take you to the "normal" Han Trainer Dictionary for Chinese Language.
The modern (simplified) Chinese characters of bĕn shén are identical with the traditional characters displayed above.
In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), traditional Chinese characters are normally used to designate the points.
The Gall Bladder Meridian

Meaning of of this acupuncture point's individual characters
as well as interpretation of the entire term in context with TCM

origin  |  divine spirit  |  origin of the divine

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