Translating "齦交", acupuncture point DU-28

The reasoning for translating "齦交" as "Gum Junction" from Chinese into English. This is the original name of acupuncture point DU-28 (Du 28).

Gum Junction  (DU-28)
齦: Gums / bite
交: Join / associate

Explanation of the point name

This point is located inside the mouth, where the little connecting tissue joins the gum underneath the upper lip.

1st character

Gums / bite
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No other point names with this character.

2nd character

Join / associate
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Point names with

For consistency in the translations, it is necessary to be aware of how the character is translated elsewhere. These are the point names it is in.

SP-6 三陰交 Three Yin in Interaction
KI-8 交信 Mutual Trust
GB-35 陽交 Yang in Interaction
REN-7 陰交 Yin in Interaction
DU-28 齦交 Gum Junction

Nearby points

Sometimes the names of consecutive points on a meridian are related. Being aware of nearby points can help to translate consistently in such a situation.

DU-25 素髎 White Bone Notch
DU-26 水溝 Water Trough
DU-27 兌端 Passing Over the Tip
DU-28 齦交 Gum Junction
REN-24 承漿 Fluid Receptacle
REN-23 廉泉 Corner Spring
REN-22 天突 Heaven's Chimney