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The TCM acupunture point xia jiao - 下髎 - xià jiáo
(Bladder 34)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

xià jiáo

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(Mandarin = standard Chinese without accent)

Note: This Chinese character can also be pronounced xià liáo. However, with a different pronunciation, the meaning of the character will change as well (not yet available in this dictionary).

Medical name (in English)
and abbreviation

Bladder 34,
BL34, UB34

Traditional Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( xia jiao / xià jiáo ) with pronunciation (English translation: Bladder 34 )

For obtaining stroke order animations, visit the links to the individual characters below.
下髎 ( xia jiao / xià jiáo ) is composed of these characters*: (xia) , (jiao)

*Clicking on one of these characters will take you to the "normal" Han Trainer Dictionary for Chinese Language.
The modern (simplified) Chinese characters of xià jiáo are identical with the traditional characters displayed above.
In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), traditional Chinese characters are normally used to designate the points.
The Bladder 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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