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Medical name (in English) and abbreviation
Kidney 6, KI6
Traditional Chinese characters:
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照海 ( zhao hai / zhào hăi ) is composed of these characters*:
, 海 (hai)
*Clicking on one of these characters will take you to the "normal" Han Trainer Dictionary for Chinese Language.
The modern (simplified) Chinese characters of zhào hăi are identical with the traditional characters displayed above. 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
bright | sea | sea of the brightening
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