Meaning of locus
Pronunciation: (lō'kus), [key]
— pl. -ci -ca
- a place; locality.
- a center or source, as of activities or power: locus of control.
- the set of all points, lines, or surfaces that satisfy a given requirement.
- the chromosomal position of a gene as determined by its linear order relative to the other genes on that chromosome.
- locus (Thesaurus)