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locus
American English: /ˈloʊkəs/
British English: /ˈləʊkəs/

Translation of locus in Spanish:

noun plural loci

  • 1.1 (Mathematics)
    Example sentences
    • 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 (Biology)
    locus (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • 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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