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The TCM acupunture point zhong jiao - 中髎 - zhōng jiáo
(Bladder 33)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

zhōng jiáo

Listen to pronunciation
(Mandarin = standard Chinese without accent)

Note: This Chinese character can also be pronounced zhōng liáo. However, with a different pronunciation, the meaning of the character will change as well.

Medical name (in English)
and abbreviation

Bladder 33,
BL33, UB33

Traditional Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( zhong jiao / zhōng jiáo ) with pronunciation (English translation: Bladder 33 )
For obtaining stroke order animations, visit the links to the individual characters below.
中髎 ( zhong jiao / zhōng jiáo ) is composed of these characters*: (zhong) , (jiao)

*Clicking on one of these characters will take you to the "normal" Han Trainer Dictionary for Chinese Language.
The modern (simplified) Chinese characters of zhōng jiáo are identical with the traditional characters displayed above.
In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), traditional Chinese characters are normally used to designate the points.
The Bladder Meridian

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

center  |  hole  |  central hole

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