- SPINAL CORD
- NEURAL TUBE DEFECTS
- COLOR DILUTION
- Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
- This full-term kit was part of a litter born to a color dilute ferret sire. In addition to the neural tube defect of iniencephaly (fusion of cervical vertebrae) as well as cranioschisis seen in 3 of 4 kits in this litter, marked growth retardation and omphalocele as well as eventration.