OMIA 000249 : Cyclopia

Cross-species summary: A congenital developmental disorder characterised by a single orbital fossa (eye socket). Named after the race of one-eyed giants of Greek mythology. In humans, this disorder is often associated with a chromosomal abnormality.

Species in which this phene is found:
chicken (Gallus gallus)
dog (Canis lupus familiaris)
domestic cat (Felis catus)
horse (Equus caballus)
pig (Sus scrofa)
cattle (Bos taurus)
sheep (Ovis aries)
rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus)
American mink (Neovison vison)

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 03 May 2005
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 25 Sep 2021
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 20 Mar 2022