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Cardo \Car"do\ (k[aum]r"d[-o]), n.; pl. Cardines.) [L., a hinge.] (Zo["o]l.)

  1. The basal joint of the maxilla in insects.

  2. The hinge of a bivalve shell.


n. 1 (context zoology English) The basal joint of the maxilla in insects 2 (context zoology English) The hinge of a bivalve shell.


A cardo was the Latin name given to a north-south street in Ancient Roman cities and military camps as an integral component of city planning. The cardo maximus was the main or central north–south-oriented street.

Cardo (Gozón)

Cardo (variant: San Martín de Cardo) is one of thirteen parishes (administrative divisions) in the Gozón municipality, within the province and autonomous community of Asturias, in northern Spain.

Cardo (disambiguation)

Cardo may refer to:

In people:

  • Cardo (record producer)
  • Dominic "The Doginator" Cardo, a competitive eater and a member of the International Federation of Competitive Eating
  • Pierre Cardo, a member of the National Assembly of France
  • José Cardó Guarderas, a Peru vian and was Reconstrucción Democrática 's presidential candidate for the 2006 national election

In places:

  • Cardo (Gozón), a civil parish in Asturias, Spain
  • Cardo-Torgia, a commune in the Corse-du-Sud department of France

In other uses:

  • Cardo, a north-south-oriented street in ancient Roman city planning
  • Carbazole 1,9a-dioxygenase, an enzyme
  • In insect anatomy the Cardo is the proximal part of the base of an insect's maxilla.
  • Cardo polymer
Cardo (record producer)

Ronald LaTour (born September 24, 1984), professionally known as Cardo, is an American record producer, songwriter, rapper and entrepreneur.

Usage examples of "cardo".

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