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The TCM acupunture point tong gu - 腹通谷 - tōng gŭ
(Kidney 20)

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Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

tōng gŭ

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Medical name (in English)
and abbreviation

Kidney 20,

Traditional Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( tong gu / tōng gŭ ) with pronunciation (English translation: Kidney 20 )

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腹通谷 ( tong gu / tōng gŭ ) is composed of these characters*: (tong) , (gu)

*Clicking on one of these characters will take you to the "normal" Han Trainer Dictionary for Chinese Language.
The modern (simplified) Chinese characters of tōng gŭ 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

diffusion  |  valley  |  valley of diffusion
Other characters that are pronounced tōng gŭ in Chinese

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