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lo·cus

 (lō′kəs)
n. pl. lo·ci (-sī′, -kē, -kī′)
1. A locality; a place.
2. A center or focus of great activity or intense concentration: "the cunning exploitation of loci of power; the insulation from normal American society" (Clifton Fadiman).
3. Mathematics The set or configuration of all points whose coordinates satisfy a single equation or one or more algebraic conditions.
4. The position that a given gene or genetic marker occupies on a chromosome.

[Latin.]

locus

(ˈləʊkəs)
n, pl loci (ˈləʊsaɪ)
1. (Law) (in many legal phrases) a place or area, esp the place where something occurred
2. (Mathematics) maths a set of points whose location satisfies or is determined by one or more specified conditions: the locus of points equidistant from a given point is a circle.
3. (Genetics) genetics the position of a particular gene on a chromosome
[C18: Latin]

lo•cus

(ˈloʊ kəs)

n., pl. -ci (-saɪ, -ki, -kaɪ)
1. a place; locality.
2. a center or source, as of activities or power: locus of control.
3. Math. the set of all points, lines, or surfaces that satisfy a given requirement.
4. the position of a gene on a chromosome.
[1525–35; < Latin; Old Latin stlocus]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.locus - the scene of any event or action (especially the place of a meeting)locus - the scene of any event or action (especially the place of a meeting)
scene - the place where some action occurs; "the police returned to the scene of the crime"
2.locus - the specific site of a particular gene on its chromosome
site, situation - physical position in relation to the surroundings; "the sites are determined by highly specific sequences of nucleotides"
3.locus - the set of all points or lines that satisfy or are determined by specific conditions; "the locus of points equidistant from a given point is a circle"
set - (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols; "the set of prime numbers is infinite"

locus

noun
1. The place where a person or thing is located:
2. A particular portion of space chosen for something:
Translations

locus

[ˈləʊkəs] N (loci (pl)) → punto m, sitio m (Math) → lugar m (geométrico)

locus

n pl <loci> → geometrischer Ort

locus

[ˈləʊkəs] n (loci (pl)) [ˈləʊsaɪ] (Math) → luogo geometrico

lo·cus

1. n. lugar, sitio;
2. localización de un gen en el cromosoma.
References in classic literature ?
were untidy persons, with a low Italian standard; but I afterward recognized that a lodger who had forced an entrance had no locus standi as a critic.
This is no locus docendi, it is true," began the clerical gentleman; "yet I beg you earnestly to let us profit by your learning.
And on this agreement they started--Tom, satisfied with having made his confession, and not sorry to have a locus penitentiae, and not to be deprived altogether of the use of his old and faithful friend.
Rucastle, so I think, Watson, that we had best escort Miss Hunter back to Winchester, as it seems to me that our locus standi now is rather a questionable one.
RideShare Displays Inc, a technology company, has received USD Patent number 9,892,637 for its LOCUS rideshare identification system.
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Locus of control explains the degree to which a person feels they have control over their life.
Locus Biosciences designs and creates novel antimicrobial applications which leverage the powerful CRISPR-Cas3 system that kills target bacteria by irreversibly destroying the bacterial DNA.
The incidence of type II locus (hemi-methylation locus) was also significantly positively associated with growth rates of the shell height and the shell length, and Pearson correlation coefficients were 0.
A biographical sheet that contain personal and disease information of patient, and two scales were used: Self Report Measure of Emotional Intelligence (Khan and Kamal, 2010), and Multidimensional Health Locus of Control (Wallston, Stein, and Smith, 1994) were used to assess the constructs explored in this study.
Of these, 63 specimens were amplified by PCR at the CYC3 locus, 61 at the CYC13 locus, 63 at the CYC15 locus, 62 at the CYC21 locus, and 64 at the CYC21 locus (Table).
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