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Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)

Terminology Translation
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BI Translation Principles

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Principles for English Expression Selection (2007)

ü Accurate reflection of the original concept of Chinese terms.


ü No creation of new English words.
ü Avoidance of pinyin use.
ü Consistency with WHO’s Standard Acupuncture Nomenclature.
defense qi chronic spleen wind
plum-pit qi throat wind
pathogen exfoliative cheilitis
genital disease

Wiseman
“mounting qi”
Reference
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167-178
• Zhu-fan, Xie; White, Paul. 2006. “Comments on Nigel Wiseman’s A
Practical Dictionary of Chinese Medicine (II)”. Chinese Journal of
Integrative Medicine, 12 (1): 61–65