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Descriptor English:   Blood-Brain Barrier 
Descriptor Spanish:   Barrera Hematoencefálica 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Barreira Hematoencefálica 
Synonyms English:   Barrier, Blood-Brain
Barrier, Brain-Blood
Barrier, Hemato-Encephalic
Barriers, Blood-Brain
Barriers, Brain-Blood
Barriers, Hemato-Encephalic
Blood Brain Barrier
Blood-Brain Barriers
Brain Blood Barrier
Brain-Blood Barrier
Brain-Blood Barriers
Hemato Encephalic Barrier
Hemato-Encephalic Barrier
Hemato-Encephalic Barriers  
Tree Number:   A07.035
Definition English:   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. 
Indexing Annotation English:   coord IM with endogenous substance /metab (IM) or exogenous substance /pharmacokin (IM)
See Related English:   Capillary Permeability
History Note English:   66; was HEMATO-ENCEPHALIC BARRIER 1963-65 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AB abnormalities AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry CY cytology
DG diagnostic imaging DE drug effects
EM embryology EN enzymology
GD growth & development IM immunology
IN injuries IR innervation
ME metabolism MI microbiology
PS parasitology PA pathology
PH physiology PP physiopathology
RE radiation effects SU surgery
TR transplantation UL ultrastructure
VI virology  
Record Number:   23170 
Unique Identifier:   D001812 

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