Comparisons and homology in adult and developing vertebrate central nervous systems.

  • M B Pritz
  • Published 2005 in Brain, behavior and evolution
Comparisons of characters in both adult and developing vertebrate central nervous systems require an understanding of the concept of homology. This article begins with a definition of homology in adult animals and then discusses criteria and methodology used to make appropriate comparisons of characters at a variety of hierarchical levels. Crucial to such… (More)