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Medical name (in English)
Triple Warmer 5,
TW5, TB5, SJ5
Traditional Chinese characters:
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外關 ( wai guan / wài guān ) is composed of these characters*:
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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
outside | barrier | outer barrier
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