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locus

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noun lo·cus \ˈlō-kəs\

Medical Definition of locus

plural loci \ˈlō-ˌsī, -ˌkī also -ˌkē\play play play

  1. 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. 2:  the position in a chromosome of a particular gene or allele





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