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The TCM acupunture point you men - 幽門 - yōu mén
(Kidney 21)

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Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

yōu mén

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Medical name (in English)
and abbreviation

Kidney 21,

Traditional Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( you men / yōu mén ) with pronunciation (English translation: Kidney 21 )

For obtaining stroke order animations, visit the links to the individual characters below.
幽門 ( you men / yōu mén ) is composed of these characters*: (you) , (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.
幽門 ( you men / yōu mén ) in modern (simplified) characters
In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), traditional Chinese characters are normally used to designate the points.
The Kidney Meridian

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

gatekeeper  |  gate  |  gate of the gatekeeper

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