OMIA:000147-9823 : Brachygnathia in Sus scrofa (pig)

In other species: dog , ass (donkey) , horse , llama , giraffe , taurine cattle , sheep , alpaca

Categories: Craniofacial phene

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Congenital abnormal shortness of the mandible (lower jaw), resulting in protrusion of the maxilla (upper jaw).

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2023). OMIA:000147-9823: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


1982 Ollivier, L., Sellier, P. :
Pig genetics: a review Annales de Genetique et de Selection Animale 14:481-544, 1982.

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