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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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Single unit activity of locus coeruleus neurons in behaving animals.
Actions of acetylcholine and nicotine on rat locus coeruleus neurons in vitro.
Neural mechanism of rapid eye movement sleep generation: Cessation of locus coeruleus neurons is a necessity.
Role of GABA in acetylcholine induced locus coeruleus mediated increase in REM sleep.
Immunohistochemical study using a GABA antiserum for demonstration of inhibitory neurons in the rat locus coeruleus.
Localization of GABA-A receptor subunit mRNAs in the rat locus coeruleus.
GABA in locus coeruleus regulates spontaneous rapid eye movement sleep by acting on GABAA receptors in freely moving rats.
Electrophysiological evidence that noradrenergic neurons of the rat locus coeruleus are tonically inhibited by GABA during sleep.
Interactions between cholinergic and GABAergic neurotransmitters in and around the locus coeruleus for the induction and maintenance of rapid eye movement sleep in rats.
GABA-ergic neurons in prepositus hypoglossi regulate REM sleep by its action on locus coeruleus in freely moving rats.
Role of alpha and beta adrenoceptors in locus coeruleus stimulation-induced reduction in rapid eye movement sleep in freely moving rats.
The role of brain noradrenaline in cortical activation and behavior: a study of lesions of the locus coeruleus, medial thalamus and hippocampus-neocortex and of muscarinic blockade in the rat.