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EMBRYONIC DEVELOPMENT & STEM CELL COMPENDIUM
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Blood Brain Barrier


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The blood-brain barrier (BBB) is a vascular barrier between the systemic blood circulation and the fluids of the central nervous system (CNS). Healthy CNS vasculature is impermeable to passive transport of cells, proteins, and bioactive compounds present in circulating blood.
BBB
Blood Brain Barrier
Multiple Ancestors Single Ancestor No Descendants Develops from Part of Parent