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The TCM acupunture point xi men - 郄門 - xī mén
(Pericardium 4)

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Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

xī mén

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Medical name (in English)
and abbreviation

Pericardium 4,
P4, PC4

Traditional Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( xi men / xī mén ) with pronunciation (English translation: Pericardium 4 )

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郄門 ( xi men / xī mén ) is composed of these characters*: (xi) , (men)

*Please note that these are simplified (not traditional) characters. Clicking on one of these characters will take you to the "normal" Han Trainer Dictionary for Chinese Language.
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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