locus of infection


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Noun1.locus of infection - the specific site in the body where an infection originates
site, situation - physical position in relation to the surroundings; "the sites are determined by highly specific sequences of nucleotides"
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Ours is also the first reported case in which a facet joint is identified as the locus of infection.