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The TCM acupunture point heng gu - 橫骨 - héng gŭ
(Kidney 11)

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Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

héng gŭ

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Medical name (in English)
and abbreviation

Kidney 11,

Traditional Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( heng gu / héng gŭ ) with pronunciation (English translation: Kidney 11 )

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橫骨 ( heng gu / héng gŭ ) is composed of these characters*: (heng) , (gu)

*Please note that these are simplified (not traditional) characters. Clicking on one of these characters will take you to the "normal" Han Trainer Dictionary for Chinese Language.
橫骨 ( heng gu / héng gŭ ) in modern (simplified) characters
In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), traditional Chinese characters are normally used to designate the points.
The Kidney Meridian

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

diagonal  |  bone  |  diagonal bone

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