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Medical name (in English) and abbreviation
Du Mai 12, GV12
Traditional Chinese characters:
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身柱 ( shen zhu / shēn zhù ) is composed of these characters*:
, 柱 (zhu)
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The modern (simplified) Chinese characters of shēn zhù are identical with the traditional characters displayed above. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), traditional Chinese characters are normally used to designate the points.
The Governing Vessel (Du Mai)
Meaning of of this acupuncture point's individual characters as well as interpretation of the entire term in context with TCM
body | column | column of the bodies
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