Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)
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Medical name (in English)
Traditional Chinese characters:
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幽門 ( you men / yōu mén ) is composed of these characters*:
*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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Version 5.36 / Last updated: 2022-05-10