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The TCM acupunture point shen que - 神阙 - shén què
(Ren Mai 8)

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Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

shén què

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Medical name (in English)
and abbreviation

Ren Mai 8,

Traditional Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( shen que / shén què ) with pronunciation (English translation: Ren Mai 8 )

For obtaining stroke order animations, visit the links to the individual characters below.
神阙 ( shen que / shén què ) is composed of these characters*: (shen) , (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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