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The TCM acupunture point zhou jiao - 肘髎 - zhŏu jiáo
(Large Intestine 12)

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Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

zhŏu jiáo

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Medical name (in English)
and abbreviation

Large Intestine 12,

Traditional Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( zhou jiao / zhŏu jiáo ) with pronunciation (English translation: Large Intestine 12 )

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肘髎 ( zhou jiao / zhŏu jiáo ) is composed of these characters*: (zhou) , (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 zhŏu 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 Long Intestine Meridian
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Meaning of of this acupuncture point's individual characters
as well as interpretation of the entire term in context with TCM

elbow  |  cavity  |  cavity at the elbow

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