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The TCM acupunture point wai guan - 外關 - wài guān
(Triple Warmer 5)

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Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

wài guān

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Medical name (in English)
and abbreviation

Triple Warmer 5,
TW5, TB5, SJ5

Traditional Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( wai guan / wài guān ) with pronunciation (English translation: Triple Warmer 5 )

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外關 ( wai guan / wài guān ) is composed of these characters*: (wai) , (guan)

*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.
外關 ( wai guan / wài guān ) in modern (simplified) characters
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

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