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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlocuslo‧cus /ˈləʊkəs $ ˈloʊ-/ noun (plural loci /ˈləʊsaɪ $ ˈloʊ-, -ki/) [countable] formal  PLACEthe place where something is particularly known to exist, or which is the centre of somethinglocus of The Politburo was the locus of all power in the Soviet Union.
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locusYet, the individual is at best a locus in which many lines of development come together in a unique set.It maps a locus of equilibrium welfare maximum points for the consumer as income increases.External locus of control was measured on four items, no more than one of which was allowed to be missing.If the recessive major locus model is accepted the gene frequency would be 59×10 -4.Electronic networks are replacing office buildings as the locus of business transactions.A new kind of mothering exists between these two extremes, at the locus of self.For patients psychosocial factors, life events, the locus of control, and patient knowledge have all been explored.
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