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Definition of Cardinal signs

Cardinal signs
Cardinal Car"di*nal, a. [L. cardinalis, fr. cardo the hinge of a door, that on which a thing turns or depends: cf. F. cardinal.] Of fundamental importance; pre["e]minent; superior; chief; principal. The cardinal intersections of the zodiac. --Sir T. Browne. Impudence is now a cardinal virtue. --Drayton. But cardinal sins, and hollow hearts, I fear ye. --Shak. Cardinal numbers, the numbers one, two, three, etc., in distinction from first, second, third, etc., which are called ordinal numbers. Cardinal points (a) (Geol.) The four principal points of the compass, or intersections of the horizon with the meridian and the prime vertical circle, north, south east, and west. (b) (Astrol.) The rising and setting of the sun, the zenith and nadir. Cardinal signs (Astron.) Aries, Libra, Cancer, and Capricorn. Cardinal teeth (Zo["o]l.), the central teeth of bivalve shell. See Bivalve. Cardinal veins (Anat.), the veins in vertebrate embryos, which run each side of the vertebral column and returm the blood to the heart. They remain through life in some fishes. Cardinal virtues, pre["e]minent virtues; among the ancients, prudence, justice, temperance, and fortitude. Cardinal winds, winds which blow from the cardinal points due north, south, east, or west.

Meaning of Cardinal sign from wikipedia

- cardinal sign may refer to: cardinal sign (astrology) cardinal sign (pathology)
- zodiac signs. for the five cardinal signs of inflammation, see inflammation#clinical_signs. in astrology, cardinal signs (also called by older astrologers
- in pathology, a cardinal sign or cardinal symptom is the primary or major clinical sign symptom by which a diagnosis is made. a cluster of signs or symptoms
- kanavel's sign is a clinical sign found in patients with infection of a flexor tendon sheath in the hand (flexor tenosynovitis), a serious condition which
- function (functio laesa): the legendary fifth cardinal sign of inflammation, added by galen to the four cardinal signs of celsus'. bull n y acad med 47 (3): 303–22
- september – 23 october (2016, utc) constellation libra zodiac element air zodiac quality cardinal sign ruler venus detriment mars exaltation saturn fall sun
- – 22 july (2016, utc) constellation cancer zodiac element water zodiac quality cardinal sign ruler moon detriment saturn exaltation jupiter fall mars
- considered an earth sign, introvert sign, a power sign and one of the four cardinal signs. its symbol is based on the sumerian primordial god of wisdom and waters