OMIA:000149-9925 : Brachygnathia superior in Capra hircus

In other species: pig , llama , taurine cattle , 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).


1955 Fischer, H. :
Brachygnathia superior, an inherited defect in the goat Fortpflanzung Besamung und Aufzucht der Haustiere 5:31-32, 1955.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 14 Oct 2011