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The TCM acupunture point xian gu - 陷谷 - xiàn gŭ
(Stomach 43)

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Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

xiàn gŭ

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Medical name (in English)
and abbreviation

Stomach 43,

Traditional Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( xian gu / xiàn gŭ ) with pronunciation (English translation: Stomach 43 )

For obtaining stroke order animations, visit the links to the individual characters below.
陷谷 ( xian gu / xiàn gŭ ) is composed of these characters*: (xian) , (gu)

*Clicking on one of these characters will take you to the "normal" Han Trainer Dictionary for Chinese Language.
The modern (simplified) Chinese characters of xiàn gŭ are identical with the traditional characters displayed above.
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

to sink  |  valley  |  sunken valley

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