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- the specific point on a chromosome where the gene is found
Source: Jenkins, John B. 1990. Human Genetics, 2nd Edition. New York: Harper & Row
- A specific location or site on a chromosome.
- A locus is the specific physical location of a gene or other DNA sequence on a chromosome, like a genetic street address. The plural of locus is "loci".