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The TCM acupunture point tian ding - 天鼎 - tiān dĭng
(Large Intestine 17)

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Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

tiān dĭng

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Medical name (in English)
and abbreviation

Large Intestine 17,

Traditional Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( tian ding / tiān dĭng ) with pronunciation (English translation: Large Intestine 17 )

For obtaining stroke order animations, visit the links to the individual characters below.
天鼎 ( tian ding / tiān dĭng ) is composed of these characters*: (tian) , (ding)

*Clicking on one of these characters will take you to the "normal" Han Trainer Dictionary for Chinese Language.
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

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