(Biologie) Site du gène sur le chromosome.
Place; point; locus citatus, see loco citato. locus classicus, authoritative and often-cited passage on a subject. locus standi, (Latin), “place of standing”; legal status; right to be heard in law-court.
(biology) Point on a chromosome where a particular gene occurs.
ETYM French, from Latin platea a street, an area, a courtyard, from Greek plateia a street, properly fem. of platys, flat, broad; akin to Skr. porthu, Lith. platus. Related to Flawn, Piazza, Plate, Plaza.
1. A general vicinity.
2. A particular situation; SYN. shoes.
3. Any area set aside for a particular purpose; SYN. property.
4. Proper or appropriate position or location.
5. An abstract mental location.
6. Proper or designated social situation; SYN. station.
7. The passage that is being read.
8. (In horse racing) A finish in second place.
9. An item on a list or in a sequence; SYN. position.