"Blood-Brain Barrier" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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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.
- Blood-Brain Barrier
- 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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