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The TCM acupunture point xia lian - 下廉 - xià lián
(Large Intestine 8)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

xià lián

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Medical name (in English)
and abbreviation

Large Intestine 8,

Traditional Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( xia lian / xià lián ) with pronunciation (English translation: Large Intestine 8 )

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下廉 ( xia lian / xià lián ) is composed of these characters*: (xia) , (lian)

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The modern (simplified) Chinese characters of xià lián are identical with the traditional characters displayed above.
In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), traditional Chinese characters are normally used to designate the points.
The Long Intestine Meridian
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