Associations to the word «Locus»


LOCUS, noun. A place or locality, especially a centre of activity or the scene of a crime.
LOCUS, noun. (mathematics) The set of all points whose coordinates satisfy a given equation or condition.
LOCUS, noun. (genetics) A fixed position on a chromosome that may be occupied by one or more genes.
LOCUS CLASSICUS, noun. An authoritative passage from a standard work that is often quoted as an illustration
LOCUS CLASSICUS, noun. A classic case or example.
LOCUS COERULEUS, noun. A small nucleus located bilaterally in the pons.
LOCUS COERULEUS, noun. A nucleus which contains norepinephrine and has projections to most of the brain.

Dictionary definition

LOCUS, noun. The scene of any event or action (especially the place of a meeting).
LOCUS, noun. The specific site of a particular gene on its chromosome.
LOCUS, noun. 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".

Wise words

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