OMIA:000412 : Cloaca

Categories: Digestive / alimentary phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Cross-species summary: Absence of the anus, causing faeces and urine to be voided through the vulva. Named after the structure in birds through which faeces and urine are normally voided together.

Species in which this phene is found:
pig (Sus scrofa)
taurine cattle (Bos taurus)

Edit History

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