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English noun: blood-brain barrier

1. blood-brain barrier (object) a mechanism that creates a barrier between brain tissues and circulating blood; serves to protect the central nervous system

SamplesThe brain was protected from the large molecules of the virus by the blood-brain barrier.

Broader (hypernym)barrier

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