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The TCM acupunture point lao gong - 勞宮 - láo gōng
(Pericardium 8)

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Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

láo gōng

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Medical name (in English)
and abbreviation

Pericardium 8,
P8, PC8

Traditional Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( lao gong / láo gōng ) with pronunciation (English translation: Pericardium 8 )

For obtaining stroke order animations, visit the links to the individual characters below.
勞宮 ( lao gong / láo gōng ) is composed of these characters*: (lao) , (gong)

*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.
勞宮 ( lao gong / láo gōng ) in modern (simplified) characters
In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), traditional Chinese characters are normally used to designate the points.
The Pericardium Meridian

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

to suffer  |  palace  |  palace of suffering

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