Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)
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Medical name (in English)
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郄門 ( xi men / xī mén ) is composed of these characters*:
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郄門 ( xi men / xī mén ) in modern (simplified) characters
In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), traditional Chinese characters are normally used to designate the points.
The Pericardium Meridian
Meaning of of this acupuncture point's individual characters
as well as interpretation of the entire term in context with TCM
cleavage | gate | gate of the cleavage
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Version 5.40 / Last updated: 2023-07-15