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Medical name (in English) and abbreviation
Bladder 31, BL31, UB31
Traditional Chinese characters:
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上髎 ( shang liao / shàng liáo ) is composed of these characters*:
, 髎 (liao)
*Clicking on one of these characters will take you to the "normal" Han Trainer Dictionary for Chinese Language.
The modern (simplified) Chinese characters of shàng liáo are identical with the traditional characters displayed above. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), traditional Chinese characters are normally used to designate the points.
The Bladder Meridian
Meaning of of this acupuncture point's individual characters as well as interpretation of the entire term in context with TCM
up | hole | upper hole
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