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The TCM acupunture point yao shu - 腰俞 - yāo shù
(Du Mai 2)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

yāo shù

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Medical name (in English)
and abbreviation

Du Mai 2,

Traditional Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( yao shu / yāo shù ) with pronunciation (English translation: Du Mai 2 )
For obtaining stroke order animations, visit the links to the individual characters below.
腰俞 ( yao shu / yāo shù ) is composed of these characters*: (yao) , (yu)

*Clicking on one of these characters will take you to the "normal" Han Trainer Dictionary for Chinese Language.
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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