OMIA:000587-9913 : Amelia in Bos taurus (taurine cattle)

In other species: dog , horse , pig

Categories: Limbs / fins / digit / tail phene

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Amelia is the congenital anomaly characterized by the complete absence of one or more limbs. Tetra-amelia is the absence of all for limbs. Phene was renamed from 'legless' to amelia [28/08/2023]

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2023). OMIA:000587-9913: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


2024 Mee, J.F., Murphy, D., Curran, M. :
Bovine congenital defects recorded by veterinary practitioners. Reprod Domest Anim 59:e14501, 2024. Pubmed reference: 37975255. DOI: 10.1111/rda.14501.

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  • Created by Imke Tammen2 on 21 Nov 2023