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Medical name (in English) and abbreviation
Spleen 17, SP17
Traditional Chinese characters:
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食窦 ( shi dou / shí dòu ) is composed of these characters*:
, 窦 (dou)
*Clicking on one of these characters will take you to the "normal" Han Trainer Dictionary for Chinese Language.
The modern (simplified) Chinese characters of shí dòu are identical with the traditional characters displayed above. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), traditional Chinese characters are normally used to designate the points.
The Spleen Meridian
Meaning of of this acupuncture point's individual characters as well as interpretation of the entire term in context with TCM
nutrition | hole, cave | nutrition opening
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