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English Definitionarteries and veins; network of blood vessels; vascular system (of a plant or animal); (fig.) fabric (i.e. underlying structure, as in "social fabric"); overall context
Simplified Script脉络
Traditional Script脈絡
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄇㄞˋ ㄌㄨㄛˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)mak6lok3
Word Decomposition
màiarteries and veins; vein (on a leaf, insect wing etc)
luònet-like object; to hold something in place with a net; to wind; to twist; (TCM) channels in the human body

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
脉搏màibópulse (both medical and figurative)
脉冲màichōngpulse (physics)
脉动màidòngpulse; throbbing; pulsation
脉口màikǒulocation on wrist over the radial artery where pulse is taken in TCM
脉压màiyāblood pressure
Words With Same Tail Word    
联络liánluòto get in touch with; to contact; to stay in contact (with); liaison; (math.) connection
连络liánluòvariant of 聯絡, to get in touch
网络wǎngluònetwork (computing, telecommunications, transport etc); Internet
口络kǒuluòmuzzle (over a dog's mouth)
熟络shúluòfamiliar; close
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