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Medical name (in English) and abbreviation
Ren Mai 13, CV13
Traditional Chinese characters:
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上脘 ( shang wan / shàng wăn ) is composed of these characters*:
, 脘 (wan)
*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 wăn are identical with the traditional characters displayed above. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), traditional Chinese characters are normally used to designate the points.
The Conception Vessel (Ren Mai)
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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