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Medical name (in English) and abbreviation
Ren Mai 8, CV8
Traditional Chinese characters:
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神阙 ( shen que / shén què ) is composed of these characters*:
, 阙 (que)
*Clicking on one of these characters will take you to the "normal" Han Trainer Dictionary for Chinese Language.
The modern (simplified) Chinese characters of shén què 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
spirit | palace | palace of the spirit
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