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The TCM acupunture point hou ding - 後頂 - hòu dĭng
(Du Mai 19)

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Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

hòu dĭng

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Medical name (in English)
and abbreviation

Du Mai 19,

Traditional Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( hou ding / hòu dĭng ) with pronunciation (English translation: Du Mai 19 )

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後頂 ( hou ding / hòu dĭng ) is composed of these characters*: (hou) , (ding)

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後頂 ( hou ding / hòu dĭng ) in modern (simplified) characters
In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), traditional Chinese characters are normally used to designate the points.
The Governing Vessel (Du Mai)

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as well as interpretation of the entire term in context with TCM

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