Translation of locus in Spanish:

locus

Pronunciation: /ˈləʊkəs/

n (pl loci)

  • 1.1 [Math] lugar (m) geométrico
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    • The curve can be considered as the locus of a point P defined as follows.
    • The catenary is the locus of the focus of a parabola rolling along a straight line.
    • Where lines were not common to multiple loci, lines are labeled only to species.
    1.2 [Biol] locus (m)
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    • Genes at a locus that differ by mutations are known as alleles or haplotypes.
    • The very large pine genomes are highly repetitive, and microsatellite loci also occur as gene families.
    • The data included results of genomic typing at polymorphic loci at or near genes of the autoimmune inflammatory response.

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