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The TCM acupunture point ru gen - 乳根 - rŭ gēn
(Stomach 18)

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Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

rŭ gēn

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Medical name (in English)
and abbreviation

Stomach 18,

Traditional Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( ru gen / rŭ gēn ) with pronunciation (English translation: Stomach 18 )

For obtaining stroke order animations, visit the links to the individual characters below.
乳根 ( ru gen / rŭ gēn ) is composed of these characters*: (ru) , (gen)

*Clicking on one of these characters will take you to the "normal" Han Trainer Dictionary for Chinese Language.
The modern (simplified) Chinese characters of rŭ gēn are identical with the traditional characters displayed above.
In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), traditional Chinese characters are normally used to designate the points.
The Stomach Meridian

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

breast  |  root  |  breast root

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