hematoencephalic barrier


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  • hematoencephalic barrier — blood brain b …   Medical dictionary

  • Blood-brain barrier — The blood brain barrier (BBB) is a metabolic or cellular structure in the central nervous system (CNS) that restricts the passage of various chemical substances and microscopic objects (e.g. bacteria) between the bloodstream and the neural tissue …   Wikipedia

  • 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. Syn: hematoencephalic barrier …   Wiktionary

  • STERN, LINA SOLOMONOVNA — (1878–1968), Russian physiologist and biologist. Born in Lithuania, Lina Stern   qualified in Geneva and was later appointed professor of biochemistry at that university. In 1925 she was appointed professor of physiology at the Second Medical… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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