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Journal of Chinese Integrative Medicine ›› 2008, Vol. 6 ›› Issue (12): 1318-1320.doi: 10.3736/jcim20081223

• Research on English Translation of TCM • Previous Articles     Next Articles

English translation of imaginary numbers in Yellow Emperor's Canon of Medicine

Lin-ying Fu, Yun-zhong Shi()   

  1. School of Foreign Languages, Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, Nanjing, Jiangsu Province 210046, China
  • Received:2008-04-30 Online:2008-12-20 Published:2008-12-15

Key words: traditional Chinese medicine, translation, Medicine numbers, Yellow Emperor's Canon of Medicine

CLC Number: 

  • R2-05
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