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locus

 [lo´kus] (L.)
1. a place or site.
2. in genetics, the specific site of a gene on a chromosome.
locus ceru´leus a pigmented eminence in the superior angle of the floor of the fourth ventricle of the brain.
locus of control a belief regarding responsibility for actions. Individuals with an internal locus of control generally hold themselves responsible for actions and consequences, while those with an external locus of control tend to believe that they are not able to affect a personal outcome and that luck or destiny are responsible for their actions.

lo·cus

, pl.

lo·ci

(lō'kŭs, lō'sī),
1. A place; usually, a specific site.
2. The position that a gene occupies on a chromosome.
3. The position of a point, as defined by the coordinates on a graph.
[L.]

locus

(lō′kəs)
n. pl. lo·ci (-sī′, -kē, -kī′)
1. A locality; a place.
2. The position that a given gene or genetic marker occupies on a chromosome.

loci

Plural of locus. While this is generally pronounced in the UK as it is in the US, there exists a less common UK-specific pronunciation, which is usually used at an academic level.

Medspeak-UK: pronounced, low KAI
Medspeak-US: pronounced, low SAI

lo·cus

, pl. loci (lō'kŭs, -sī)
1. A place; usually, a specific site.
2. The position that a gene occupies on a chromosome.
3. The position of a point, as defined by the coordinates on a graph.

locus

The position on a chromosome at which the gene for a particular characteristic resides. The plural is loci. A locus can contain any of the ALLELES of the gene.

locus

(pl. loci) the position of a gene along a chromosome.

lo·cus

, pl. loci (lōkŭs, -sī)
1. A place or site.
2. The position that a gene occupies on a chromosome.
3. The position of a point, as defined by graph coordinates.
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Each HMW glutenin locus on the group 1L arms comprises of x-type and y-type genes; both have originated from an ancient duplication event with subsequent divergence (Anderson et al., 1998).
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