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  1. blood-brain barrier(noun)

    a mechanism that creates a barrier between brain tissues and circulating blood; serves to protect the central nervous system

    "the brain was protected from the large molecules of the virus by the blood-brain barrier"

    blood-brain barrier


  1. blood-brain barrier(noun)

    hematoencephalic barrier

  2. blood-brain barrier(noun)

    A structure in the central nervous system (CNS) that keeps various substances found in the bloodstream out of the brain while allowing in the substances essential to metabolic function, e.g. oxygen.

    hematoencephalic barrier

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