OMIA 000781-9940 : Patent urachus in Ovis aries
In other species: domestic cat , white rhinoceros , mountain zebra , dog Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown Considered a defect: yes Cross-species summary: The urachus is a canal present in the foetus, connecting the bladder with the allantois via the navel. It normally disappears after birth. A patent urachus is one which persists after birth, allowing urine to drip out of the bladder through the umbilicus.
|1969||Dennis, S.M. :|
|Patent urachus in a neonatal lamb Cornell Veterinarian 59:581-584, 1969. Pubmed reference: 5389256.|
- Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005