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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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In addition to the 683 R-HD, Guan Chuan also uses two of SENNEBOGEN's 613 R and 653 R models.
61 billion) in their foreign exchange settlements in 2013, up 210 per cent from the previous year, Guan said.
According to Guan, in the double-negative periods the high- and low-pressure systems associated with that phase in each pattern mesh to create a lingering atmospheric low-pressure system just northwest of California.
Guan made the cut at Augusta National aged just 14, despite being penalised for slow play in the second round, and also played all four rounds in the Zurich Classic of New Orleans last week.
Guan has a poor pre-shot routine and I blame those looking after him.
That's three better than Guan, who posted a 75 to end the most memorable week of his young life.
Also the youngest golfer ever to make the cut at the event, Guan will be back as a 15-year-old next year and is tipped for big things.
Top-ranked professional Liang Wenchong, who sits in 169th place, told Guan (left): "Your future, the future of Chinese golf, the world's No.
The star of the tournament so far has been 14-year-old Chinese wonderkid Tianlang Guan, who carded a stunning one-over-par first-round 73.
Australian Marc Leishman was six under on the course with eight holes to play, and if he parred in would allow Chinese teenager Guan Tianlang to make the cut under the 10-shot rule.
Meanwhile, Chinese teenager Guan Tianlang, already making history as the youngest player in Masters history, was making more headlines after being penalised for slow play.