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anomaly

 [ah-nom´ah-le]
marked deviation from normal. adj., adj anom´alous.
Axenfeld's anomaly a developmental anomaly characterized by a circular opacity of the posterior peripheral cornea, and caused by an irregularly thickened, axially displaced Schwalbe's ring.
congenital anomaly (developmental anomaly) absence, deformity, or excess of body parts as the result of faulty development of the embryo.
Ebstein's anomaly see ebstein's anomaly.
May-Hegglin anomaly a rare dominantly inherited disorder of blood cell morphology, characterized by RNA-containing cytoplasmic inclusions (similar to Döhle bodies) in granulocytes, by large, poorly granulated platelets, and by thrombocytopenia.

cy·clo·pi·a

(sī-klō'pē-ă),
A congenital defect in which the two orbits are united to form a single cavity containing one eye, which typically results from union of the right and left optic primordia, usually combined with holoprosencephaly or cyclencephaly.
[G. Kyklōps, fr. kyklos, circle, + ōps, eye]
The presence of a single, large centrally located eye—which may be a non-functional, if present, proboscis—and a single upper front incisor. It is caused by a failure of the embryonic prosencephalon to properly divide the orbits of the eye into two cavities, possibly related to a defect in cholesterol transport

cyclopia

Neonatology The presence of a single, large centrally located eye, which may be accompanied by a single upper front incisor, and is due to a developmental defect related to cholesterol transport. See Fraser syndrome.

cy·clo·pi·a

(sī-klō'pē-ă)
A congenital defect in which the two orbits are united to form a single cavity containing one eye, its origin evidenced by fusion of the right and left optic primordia, and in which the nose is absent; usually combined with cyclencephaly.
Synonym(s): synophthalmia.
[G. Kyklōps, fr. kyklos, circle, + ōps, eye]

cyclopia

A congenital deformity featuring fusion of the eye sockets and the eyes, so that there appears to be only a single median eye.

cyclopia

the possession of a single median eye.
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However, unlike many genetic ailments, a viable animal model of cyclopia has not been developed up till now.
Cyclopia in a Jersey crossbred calf--A case report.
A cyclopia case with prenatal diagnosis by two dimensional and three dimensional ecography is presented, chordocentesis was realized, the chariotype in fetal blood with G banding presented trisomy 13.
A (http://applications.emro.who.int/imemrf/Alex_J_Vet_Sci/Alex_J_Vet_Sci_2014_42_July_1_10.pdf) study was published by Alexandria Journal of Veterinary Sciences in 2014 to understand cyclopia. The study was conducted on a cyclopean male goat when that was brought by a local producer to the department of anatomy and embryology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Sadat city.
4 cases of cyclopia occurred in 3,594 births at the Valle teaching hospital in Cali, Colombia, from Dec 4th 2004 to May 23rd 2005.
He wrote about the baby's rare defect called cyclopia which happens when the mother was exposed to cancer drug Cyclopamine during pregnancy.
South African herbal teas: Aspalathus linearis, Cyclopia spp.
We have previously, for the first time, demonstrated that hot water extracts of Cyclopia maculata and Cyclopia subternata, endemic South African plants that are consumed as herbal teas, inhibit adipogenesis in 3T3-Ll adipocytes.
The stems, leaves and flowers of Cyclopia have been consumed as a herbal tea 'honeybush tea' to treat various medical ailments since the 19th century.
Isolation of isomangiferin from honeybush (Cyclopia subtemata) using high-speed countercurrent chromatography and high-performance liquid chromatography.
Rooibos (Aspalathus linearis) and honeybush (Cyclopia intermedia) are popular tisanes in their native South Africa and have a growing worldwide market.
Modulation of hepatic drug metabolizing enzymes and oxidative status by green and black (Camellia sinensis), rooibos (Aspalathus linearis) and Honeybush (Cyclopia intermedia) teas in rats.