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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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Species assignment was carried out with 14 genetic loci, excluding the 4 loci that deviated from HWE in Gulf Menhaden after Bonferroni adjustment (BP017, BP301, AF039660, and AF039661) and also excluding the locus that did not amplify a product in species other than Gulf Menhaden (BP155).
External locus of control is measured by Items 3, 5, 7, 10, 14, and 18; individuals with high scores in these items believe that others are responsible for their health
The discriminative ability of VNTR loci varied markedly among the 22 VNTR loci and among spoligotyping families (online Technical Appendix) with locus VNTR 3232 showing the greatest variation (HGDI = 0.
Table Two shows that several studies link stress and locus of control.
The stability of locus of control was assessed by Pearson correlations between scores obtained in the first and second years and between the first and third years.
The purpose of the present study is to examine the relationship between the multidimensional nature of locus of control and athlete satisfaction within a team sport setting.
Research (Lefcourt, 1976) has revealed that individuals' locus of control orientation scores are susceptible to influence.
The integration with Campbell Scientific is the latest in a broad set of tools Locus Energy has developed to help the growing number of asset owners looking to migrate to its platform.
Other notable accomplishments for 2012 include a 100 percent renewal rate for Locus carbon verification services administered under the California AB 32 program, and several Locus staff members being certified as carbon offset verifiers by the California Air Resources Board.
Four loci (MIRU20, MIRU24, MIRU27, and ETR-B) were monomorphic for Beijing strains, and the only locus with sufficient discriminatory power for differentiating among Beijing family strains was MIRU 26.
Author's Pen takes a central dualism of Weimann's earlier dramatic criticism--the tension between "types of space on the platform stage" (169) that are vestiges of medieval drama and that Weimann has famously described as locus and platea--and writes these concepts large.