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The TCM acupunture point shi guan - 石關 - shí guān
(Kidney 18)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

shí guān

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Medical name (in English)
and abbreviation

Kidney 18,

Traditional Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( shi guan / shí guān ) with pronunciation (English translation: Kidney 18 )
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石關 ( shi guan / shí guān ) is composed of these characters*: (shi) , (guan)

*Please note that these are simplified (not traditional) characters. Clicking on one of these characters will take you to the "normal" Han Trainer Dictionary for Chinese Language.
石關 ( shi guan / shí guān ) in modern (simplified) characters
In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), traditional Chinese characters are normally used to designate the points.
The Kidney Meridian

Meaning of of this acupuncture point's individual characters
as well as interpretation of the entire term in context with TCM

stone  |  barrier  |  stone barrier

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