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The TCM acupunture point jian yu - 肩髃 - jiān yú
(Large Intestine 15)

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Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

jiān yú

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Medical name (in English)
and abbreviation

Large Intestine 15,

Traditional Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( jian yu / jiān yú ) with pronunciation (English translation: Large Intestine 15 )

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肩髃 ( jian yu / jiān yú ) is composed of these characters*: (jian) , (yu)

*Clicking on one of these characters will take you to the "normal" Han Trainer Dictionary for Chinese Language.
The modern (simplified) Chinese characters of jiān yú are identical with the traditional characters displayed above.
In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), traditional Chinese characters are normally used to designate the points.
The Long Intestine Meridian
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Meaning of of this acupuncture point's individual characters
as well as interpretation of the entire term in context with TCM

shoulder  |  collarbone  |  shoulder bone

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