OMIA:000149-9925 : Brachygnathia superior in Capra hircus (goat)

In other species: domestic cat , 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).

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. (2011). OMIA:000149-9925: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


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

Edit History

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