OMIA 000933 : Spina bifida

Category: Embryo phene

Possible human homologues (MIM numbers): 182940 (trait) , 183802 (trait) , 301410 (trait)

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Cross-species summary: A congenital defect characterised by defective closure of the two halves of the vertebral arch through which the spinal cord and meninges may or may not protrude.

Species in which this phene is found:
dog (Canis lupus familiaris)
domestic cat (Felis catus)
cattle (Bos taurus)
sheep (Ovis aries)
rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus)
snow leopard (Uncia uncia)

Edit History


  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 03 May 2005
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 21 Oct 2022
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 07 Nov 2022