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guan (gwän),

n in traditional Chinese medicine—in addition to “cun” and “chi”—one of the three divisions of the pulse that is used for diagnosis. Specifically, its position is near the styloid process of the radius. On the left hand, the pulse of guan is associated with the condition of the liver and on the right hand, it is associated with the condition of the spleen.
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