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Medical name (in English) and abbreviation
Kidney 20, KI20
Traditional Chinese characters:
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腹通谷 ( tong gu / tōng gŭ ) is composed of these characters*:
, 通 (gu)
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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