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The TCM acupunture point tou wei - 頭維 - tóu wéi
(Stomach 8)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

tóu wéi

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Medical name (in English)
and abbreviation

Stomach 8,

Traditional Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( tou wei / tóu wéi ) with pronunciation (English translation: Stomach 8 )
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頭維 ( tou wei / tóu wéi ) is composed of these characters*: (tou) , (wei)

*Please note that these are simplified (not traditional) characters. Clicking on one of these characters will take you to the "normal" Han Trainer Dictionary for Chinese Language.
頭維 ( tou wei / tóu wéi ) in modern (simplified) characters
In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), traditional Chinese characters are normally used to designate the points.
The Stomach Meridian

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

head  |  to unite  |  connection at the head

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