OMIA:000249-9615 : Cyclopia in Canis lupus familiaris (dog)

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

Categories: Vision / eye phene , 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:000249-9615: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


1978 Njoku, C.O., Esievo, K.A., Bida, S.A., Chineme, C.N. :
Canine cyclopia. Vet Rec 102:60-1, 1978. Pubmed reference: 416552.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 17 Oct 2011