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The TCM acupunture point hou xi - 後溪 - hòu xī
(Small Intestine 3)

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Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

hòu xī

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Medical name (in English)
and abbreviation

Small Intestine 3,

Traditional Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( hou xi / hòu xī ) with pronunciation (English translation: Small Intestine 3 )

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後溪 ( hou xi / hòu xī ) is composed of these characters*: (hou) , (xi)

*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.
後溪 ( hou xi / hòu xī ) in modern (simplified) characters
In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), traditional Chinese characters are normally used to designate the points.
The Small Intestine Meridian

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

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