Medical Dictionary

locus

noun lo·cus \ˈlō-kəs\
plural lo·ci \ˈlō-ˌsī, -ˌalso -ˌkē\

Medical Definition of LOCUS

1
:  a place or site of an event, activity, or thing <the integrity of the tissues determines the extent and locus of the damage—Sylvia E. Hines>
2
:  the position in a chromosome of a particular gene or allele

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