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The TCM acupunture point gan shu - 肝俞 - gān shù
(Bladder 18)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

gān shù

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Medical name (in English)
and abbreviation

Bladder 18,
BL18, UB18

Traditional Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( gan shu / gān shù ) with pronunciation (English translation: Bladder 18 )
For obtaining stroke order animations, visit the links to the individual characters below.
肝俞 ( gan shu / gān shù ) is composed of these characters*: (gan) , (yu)

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The modern (simplified) Chinese characters of gān shù are identical with the traditional characters displayed above.
In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), traditional Chinese characters are normally used to designate the points.
The Bladder Meridian

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

liver  |  approval  |  approval point of the liver

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