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Medical name (in English) and abbreviation
Du Mai 6, GV6
Traditional Chinese characters:
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脊中 ( ji zhong / jĭ zhōng ) is composed of these characters*:
, 中 (zhong)
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The modern (simplified) Chinese characters of jĭ zhōng are identical with the traditional characters displayed above. 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
vertebral column | center | center of the vertebral column
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