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 for localization
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Localization \Lo`cal*i*za"tion\, n. [Cf. F. localisation.]
     Act of localizing, or state of being localized.
     [1913 Webster]
     Cerebral localization (Physiol.), the localization of the
        control of special functions, as of sight or of the
        various movements of the body, in special regions of the
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a determination of the place where something is; "he got a
           good fix on the target" [syn: localization,
           localisation, location, locating, fix]
      2: (physiology) the principle that specific functions have
         relatively circumscribed locations in some particular part or
         organ of the body [syn: localization of function,
         localisation of function, localization principle,
         localisation principle, localization, localisation]

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