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The TCM acupunture point tai xi - 太溪 - tài xī
(Kidney 3)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

tài xī

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Medical name (in English)
and abbreviation

Kidney 3,

Traditional Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( tai xi / tài xī ) with pronunciation (English translation: Kidney 3 )
For obtaining stroke order animations, visit the links to the individual characters below.
太溪 ( tai xi / tài xī ) is composed of these characters*: (tai) , (xi)

*Clicking on one of these characters will take you to the "normal" Han Trainer Dictionary for Chinese Language.
The modern (simplified) Chinese characters of tài xī are identical with the traditional characters displayed above.
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

very large  |  canyon  |  large canyon

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