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noun (loci)
  1. A place or locality, especially a centre of activity or the scene of a crime.
The cafeteria was the of activity.
  1. (math) The set of all points whose coordinates satisfy a given equation or condition.
A circle is the of points from which the distance to the center is a given value, the radius.
  1. (genetics) A fixed position on a chromosome that may be occupied by one or more genes.
Etymology: From locus.


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