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The TCM acupunture point san jian - 三間 - sān jiān
(Large Intestine 3)

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Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

sān jiān

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Medical name (in English)
and abbreviation

Large Intestine 3,

Traditional Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( san jian / sān jiān ) with pronunciation (English translation: Large Intestine 3 )

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三間 ( san jian / sān jiān ) is composed of these characters*: (san) , (jian)

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三間 ( san jian / sān jiān ) in modern (simplified) characters
In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), traditional Chinese characters are normally used to designate the points.
The Long Intestine Meridian
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Meaning of of this acupuncture point's individual characters
as well as interpretation of the entire term in context with TCM

three  |  between  |  third gap

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