OMIA 000249-9031 : Cyclopia in Gallus gallus

In other species: domestic cat , pig , American mink , cattle , horse , dog , sheep , rabbit

Category: Craniofacial phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

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.


1956 Landauer, W. :
Cyclopia and related defects as a lethal mutation of fowl Journal of Genetics 54:219-235, 1956.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005