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Locus

[Latin, Place; place where a thing is performed or done.]

For example, the locus delicti is the place where an accident or crime occurred.

locus

(low-cuss) n. Latin for "place," it means "place which" this or that occurred.

locus

noun bailiwick, demesne, emplacement, ground, locale, locality, location, place, position, region, site, situs, territory
Foreign phrases: Locus crontractus, locus criminis.The place of the crime. Locus delecti. The place of the offense. Locus partitus. A place divided. Locus reisitae. A place where something is situated.
See also: address, circuit, locality, location, position, post, purview, region, scene, scope, section, situation, situs, space, vicinity

locus

‘place’ or ‘area’.

LOCUS. The place where a thing is done.

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These systems include the ANS, limbic system, basal ganglia and two extrathalamic cortical modulatory systems, the raphe nuclei and locus ceruleus.
Norepinephrine is the primary neurotransmitter for postganglionic sympathetic neurons and for projecting pathways from the locus ceruleus to the cerebral cortex, spinal cord and cerebellum.
When the locus ceruleus is activated, cerebral blood vessels constrict.
The dorsal raphe nuclei along with the locus ceruleus make up part of the central antinociceptive (anti-pain) network.
The locus ceruleus offers a tempting explanation of the clumsiness of an intoxicated person.