or Qi Gong

[chee-goo ng, -gong]

noun (sometimes lowercase)

a Chinese system of breathing exercises, body postures and movements, and mental concentration, intended to maintain good health and control the flow of vital energy.

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British Dictionary definitions for qigong


chi kung


a system of breathing and exercise designed to benefit both physical and mental health

Word Origin for qigong

C20: from Chinese qi energy + gong exercise
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