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The TCM acupunture point shen zhu - 身柱 - shēn zhù
(Du Mai 12)

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Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

shēn zhù

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Medical name (in English)
and abbreviation

Du Mai 12,

Traditional Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( shen zhu / shēn zhù ) with pronunciation (English translation: Du Mai 12 )

For obtaining stroke order animations, visit the links to the individual characters below.
身柱 ( shen zhu / shēn zhù ) is composed of these characters*: (shen) , (zhu)

*Clicking on one of these characters will take you to the "normal" Han Trainer Dictionary for Chinese Language.
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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