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The TCM acupunture point jin suo - 筋縮 - jīn suō
(Du Mai 8)

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Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

jīn suō

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Medical name (in English)
and abbreviation

Du Mai 8,

Traditional Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( jin suo / jīn suō ) with pronunciation (English translation: Du Mai 8 )

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筋縮 ( jin suo / jīn suō ) is composed of these characters*: (jin) , (suo)

*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.
筋縮 ( jin suo / jīn suō ) in modern (simplified) characters
In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), traditional Chinese characters are normally used to designate the points.
The Governing Vessel (Du Mai)

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

muscle  |  to shrink, to contract  |  tense muscle

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