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blood-brain-barrier

The blood-brain barrier (BBB) is the protective layer that isolates the central nervous system from the bloodstream but allows the exchange of substances necessary for it to function. The blood-brain barrier consists of the cells of the inner lining of blood vessels and other cells behind them pressing together very tightly.

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