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The TCM acupunture point tian you - 天牖 - tiān yŏu
(Triple Warmer 16)

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Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

tiān yŏu

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Medical name (in English)
and abbreviation

Triple Warmer 16,
TW16, TB16, SJ16

Traditional Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( tian you / tiān yŏu ) with pronunciation (English translation: Triple Warmer 16 )

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

*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 yŏu are identical with the traditional characters displayed above.
In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), traditional Chinese characters are normally used to designate the points.
The Triple Heater Meridian

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

heaven  |  opening  |  opening of the heavens

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