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1. locus

noun. ['ˈloʊkəs'] the scene of any event or action (especially the place of a meeting).

Synonyms

  • locale
  • venue

Antonyms

  • disarrange
  • deglycerolize
  • pressurize

Etymology

  • locus (Latin)
  • stlocus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Locus

  • refocus
  • crocus
  • pocus
  • hocus
  • focus

How do you pronounce locus?

Pronounce locus as ˈloʊkəs.

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Sentences with locus


1. Noun, singular or mass
A genetic locus exists for one chromosome from the mother and one from the father.

Quotes about locus


1. Martial (the main character of LOCUS SOLUS) has a very interesting conception of literary beauty: the work must contain nothing real, no observations about the world or the mind, nothing but completely imaginary constructions. These are in themselves ideas from an extrahuman world*ial (the main character of LOCUS SOLUS) has a very interesting conception of literary beauty: the work must contain nothing real, no observations about the world or the mind, nothing but completely imaginary constructions. These are in themselves ideas from an extrahuman world.
*- Pierre Janet


2. locus

noun. ['ˈloʊkəs'] the set of all points or lines that satisfy or are determined by specific conditions.

Antonyms

  • disequilibrium

Etymology

  • locus (Latin)
  • stlocus (Latin)

3. locus

noun. ['ˈloʊkəs'] the specific site of a particular gene on its chromosome.

Synonyms

  • site

Antonyms

  • equilibrium
  • inclusion

Etymology

  • locus (Latin)
  • stlocus (Latin)
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