- Susan M Motch Perrine,
- Tim Stecko,
- Thomas Neuberger,
- Ethylin W Jabs,
- Timothy M Ryan,
- Joan T Richtsmeier
Front Hum Neurosci 2017 25;11:369. Epub 2017 Jul 25.
Department of Anthropology, Pennsylvania State UniversityUniversity Park, PA, United States.
The brain and skull represent a complex arrangement of integrated anatomical structures composed of various cell and tissue types that maintain structural and functional association throughout development. Morphological integration, a concept developed in vertebrate morphology and evolutionary biology, describes the coordinated variation of functionally and developmentally related traits of organisms. Syndromic craniosynostosis is characterized by distinctive changes in skull morphology and perceptible, though less well studied, changes in brain structure and morphology. Read More