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Qi Gong

also Qi·gong (chē′gông′, -gŏng′)
n.
A Chinese system of prescribed physical exercises or movements performed in a meditative state.

[Mandarin qìgōng : , air, spirit, energy of life; see chi in Indo-European roots + gōng, skill (from Middle Chinese kəwŋ).]

qigong

(ˈtʃiːˈɡɒŋ) or

chi kung

n
(Alternative Belief Systems) a system of breathing and exercise designed to benefit both physical and mental health
[C20: from Chinese qi energy + gong exercise]
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