## locus- In genetics, the locus is the position on a chromosome where a specific gene is located.
• GENETICS AND HEREDITY - In mathematics, a locus is the set of all points (usually forming a curve or surface)
that satisfy some condition. For example, the locus of points in the
plane equidistant from a given point is a circle. Plural is "loci".
The Latin word
*locus*simply means "place." (The Greek equivalent is*topos*, which crops up in "topology".)
• GEOMETRY
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