OMIA:000149-9823 : Brachygnathia superior in Sus scrofa (pig)

In other species: domestic cat , llama , taurine cattle , goat , sheep , rabbit , alpaca

Categories: Craniofacial phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

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

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:000149-9823: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


1996 Lutz, W. :
A case of a foreshortened skull among a litter of wild boar (sus scrofa l 1758) [German] Zeitschrift fur Jagdwissenschaft 42:53-60, 1996.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005