Translating "肩髃", acupuncture point LI-15
The reasoning for translating "肩髃" as "Shoulder Bone" from Chinese into English. This is the original name of acupuncture point LI-15 (Large Intestine 15).
Explanation of the point name
This point is located next to the shoulder bone.
Point names with 肩
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.
|SI-14||肩外兪||Side of the Shoulder Increase|
|SI-15||肩中兪||Between the Shoulders Increase|
|TB-14||肩髎||Shoulder Bones Notch|
No other point names with this character.
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.
|LI-12||肘髎||Elbow Bone Notch|
|LI-13||手五里||Hand's Five Quarter Miles|
|LI-18||扶突||Aiding the Chimney|