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The TCM acupunture point shang liao - 上髎 - shàng liáo
(Bladder 31)

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Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

shàng liáo

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Medical name (in English)
and abbreviation

Bladder 31,
BL31, UB31

Traditional Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( shang liao / shàng liáo ) with pronunciation (English translation: Bladder 31 )

For obtaining stroke order animations, visit the links to the individual characters below.
上髎 ( shang liao / shàng liáo ) is composed of these characters*: (shang) , (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

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