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The TCM acupunture point ren zhong - 人中 - rén zhōng
(Du Mai 26)

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Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

rén zhōng

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Medical name (in English)
and abbreviation

Du Mai 26,

Traditional Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( ren zhong / rén zhōng ) with pronunciation (English translation: Du Mai 26 )

For obtaining stroke order animations, visit the links to the individual characters below.
人中 ( ren zhong / rén zhōng ) is composed of these characters*: (ren) , (zhong)

*Clicking on one of these characters will take you to the "normal" Han Trainer Dictionary for Chinese Language.
The modern (simplified) Chinese characters of rén 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

man  |  center  |  center of the man  |  "GV26 is also named 水溝 (shŭi gōu)"

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