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The TCM acupunture point yin xi - 陰郄 - yīn xī
(Heart 6)

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Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

yīn xī

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Medical name (in English)
and abbreviation

Heart 6,

Traditional Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( yin xi / yīn xī ) with pronunciation (English translation: Heart 6 )

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陰郄 ( yin xi / yīn xī ) is composed of these characters*: (yin) , (xi)

*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.
陰郄 ( yin xi / yīn xī ) in modern (simplified) characters
In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), traditional Chinese characters are normally used to designate the points.
The Heart Meridian

Meaning of of this acupuncture point's individual characters
as well as interpretation of the entire term in context with TCM

Yin  |  cleavage  |  Yin cleavage

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