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Medical name (in English) and abbreviation
Large Intestine 17, LI17
Traditional Chinese characters:
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天鼎 ( tian ding / tiān dĭng ) is composed of these characters*:
, 鼎 (ding)
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The modern (simplified) Chinese characters of tiān dĭng are identical with the traditional characters displayed above. 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
heaven | ancient Chinese sacrificial vessel with three legs | heavenly trivet
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