OMIA:000055-9823 : Aplasia of tongue in Sus scrofa (pig)

Categories: Craniofacial phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Congenital absence of the median portion of the apex of the tongue

Inheritance: Nes (1958) presented data supporting single-locus autosomal recessive inheritance

Genetic engineering: Unknown
Have human generated variants been created, e.g. through genetic engineering and gene editing

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2005). OMIA:000055-9823: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


1958 Nes, N. :
Hereditary abnormalities of the tongue, cleft palate and harelip in pigs Nordisk Veterinaermedicin 10:625-643, 1958.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005