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Blood-Brain Barrier

Specialized non-fenestrated tightly-joined ENDOTHELIAL CELLS with TIGHT JUNCTIONS that form a transport barrier for certain substances between the cerebral capillaries and the BRAIN tissue.

Year introduced: 1966

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Tree Number(s): A07.035, A08.186.211.035

MeSH Unique ID: D001812

Entry Terms:

  • Barrier, Blood-Brain
  • Barriers, Blood-Brain
  • Blood Brain Barrier
  • Blood-Brain Barriers
  • Hemato-Encephalic Barrier
  • Barrier, Hemato-Encephalic
  • Barriers, Hemato-Encephalic
  • Hemato Encephalic Barrier
  • Hemato-Encephalic Barriers
  • Brain-Blood Barrier
  • Barrier, Brain-Blood
  • Barriers, Brain-Blood
  • Brain Blood Barrier
  • Brain-Blood Barriers

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