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Author Li, Zhaoguo

Title Key Concepts in Traditional Chinese Medicine / Li ZHaoguo, Wu Qing, Xing Yurui
Published Singapore : Palgrave Macmillan, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (94 pages)
Contents Intro; Preface; Contents; Key Concepts in Traditional Chinese Medicine; List of Concepts; Bibliography
Summary This book offers a comprehensive overview of Chinese medicine terminology translation, defining the most central concepts in Chinese traditional medicine, providing simplified Chinese characters, Mandarin Pronunciation in pinyin, citations for 111 of the most key concepts in traditional Chinese medicine and culture. Covering definitions of terms relating to essence, qi, yin-yang theory, five elements and visceral manifestation in traditional medicine, it offers a selection of English versions of each term in addition to a standard English version, drawing on the translation history of traditional Chinese medicine. It provides a useful resource to understand the fundamental terms of traditional Chinese medicine and culture in Chinese and English, and their relevance to cross-cultural discourse. -- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Medicine, Chinese
Medicine, Chinese.
Form Electronic book
Author Qing, Wu
Yurui, Xing
ISBN 9789811391361