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The TCM acupunture point shou wu li - 手五裏 - shŏu wŭ lĭ
(Large Intestine 13)

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Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

shŏu wŭ lĭ

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(Mandarin = standard Chinese without accent)

Note: In this special case, one of the tones is pronounced differently than the (written) Pinyin phonetic script indicates. This phenomenon is called Tone sandhi.

Medical name (in English)
and abbreviation

Large Intestine 13,

Traditional Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( shou wu li / shŏu wŭ lĭ ) with pronunciation (English translation: Large Intestine 13 )

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手五裏 ( shou wu li / shŏu wŭ lĭ ) is composed of these characters*: (shou) , (wu) , (li)

*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.
手五裏 ( shou wu li / shŏu wŭ lĭ ) in modern (simplified) characters
In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), traditional Chinese characters are normally used to designate the points.
The Long Intestine Meridian
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Meaning of of this acupuncture point's individual characters
as well as interpretation of the entire term in context with TCM

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