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Blood Brain Barrier

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Definition

The microstructure of the brain, lined by a continuous endothelium with tight junction. This wall limits the passage of circulating macromolecules into the brain parenchyma.

Keywords

Public Health Social Policy Tight Junction Brain Parenchyma Blood Brain 
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