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TCM

TCM

(1) (Trellis-Coded Modulation/Viterbi Decoding) A technique that adds forward error correction to a modulation scheme by adding an additional bit to each baud. TCM is used with QAM modulation, for example.

(2) (Total Cost Management) An umbrella term for managing an organization's expenditures. See supply chain management and e-sourcing.

(3) (Thermal Conduction Module) An IBM circuit packaging technique that seals chips, boards and components into a module that serves as a heat sink. TCMs are mostly water cooled, although some are air cooled.
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The categorizations have been in constant flux ever since traditional Chinese medicine first began.
There are many reasons; the crucial one is the dialectical viewpoint of ancient Chinese philosophical thought, which provided the theoretical basis for the founding and developing of traditional Chinese medicine.
She said traditional Chinese medicine is based on a model similar to that used in the West, with the addition of acupuncture channels and treatment points used to describe the interconnection of various functional systems of the body.
Some form of healing processes can be initiated via acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine but one has to also change his or her lifestyle to ensure that the same 'injury' or pain does not recur.
The babies were not healed by traditional Chinese medicine, particularly acupuncture, which the center is famous for.
Be sure to ask about their background and knowledge about using traditional Chinese medicines and check the credentials of complementary health care professionals on the U.S.
Okubena points to the way this important branch of traditional Chinese medicine is now studied and practised all over the world.
Background: This paper aims to investigate the development trend of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) hospitals in China and explore their medical service innovations, with special reference to the changing co-existence with western medicine (WM) at TCM hospitals.
Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) constitution theory originated in the "Yellow Emperor" [phrase omitted].
With the help of cheminformatics and data science, several TCM compound databases of high qualities were curated: Traditional Chinese Medicine Database [25], Chinese Traditional Medicinal Herbs Database [26], TCM Database@Taiwan [27], Traditional Chinese Medicine Systems Pharmacology Database [28], Traditional Chinese Medicines Integrated Database [29], and Herbal Ingredients' Targets Database [30].
Bioterra Herbs and Sainthood Naturals have a strategic alliance with Sichuan Academy of Chinese Medicine Science, which is made up by the original Sichuan Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine and the Sichuan Chinese Materials Medical Research Institute.
WITH the growing popularity of and demand for alternative and traditional cures, the Missionary Sisters of the Immaculate Conception of the Mother of God's Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine (SMIC-ITCM) will try to increase the 'supply' of such services by going into the business of training practitioners in age-old healing therapies.

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