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The TCM acupunture point shao hai - 少海 - shào hăi
(Heart 3)

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Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

shào hăi

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Medical name (in English)
and abbreviation

Heart 3,

Traditional Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( shao hai / shào hăi ) with pronunciation (English translation: Heart 3 )

For obtaining stroke order animations, visit the links to the individual characters below.
少海 ( shao hai / shào hăi ) is composed of these characters*: (shao) , (hai)

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

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

little  |  sea  |  very small sea

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