OMIA:000249-9796 : Cyclopia in Equus caballus (horse)

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

Categories: Craniofacial phene

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.

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2011). OMIA:000249-9796: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


1974 Wilkens, H., Neurand, K. :
[Cyclopia in a foal]. Dtsch Tierarztl Wochenschr 81:18-9, 1974. Pubmed reference: 4204885.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 17 Oct 2011