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blood–brain barrier Syllabification: blood–brain bar·ri·er

Definition of blood–brain barrier in English:

noun

Physiology
A filtering mechanism of the capillaries that carry blood to the brain and spinal cord tissue, blocking the passage of certain substances.
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