cardo

noun
car·do | \ˈkärˌdō\
plural cardines\-dᵊnˌēz, -ˌās \

Definition of cardo 

: a basal or proximal part (as the basal joint of the insect maxilla or the hinge of a bivalve shell)

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History and Etymology for cardo

Latin, hinge

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