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Medical name (in English) and abbreviation
Du Mai 2, GV2
Traditional Chinese characters:
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腰俞 ( yao shu / yāo shù ) is composed of these characters*:
, 俞 (yu)
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The modern (simplified) Chinese characters of yāo shù are identical with the traditional characters displayed above. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), traditional Chinese characters are normally used to designate the points.
The Governing Vessel (Du Mai)
Meaning of of this acupuncture point's individual characters as well as interpretation of the entire term in context with TCM
loin | approval | approval point of the lumbar region
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