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blood-brain barrier


The blood-brain barrier was theorized in 1921, but couldn’t be seen prior to use of the scanning electron microscope in the 1960s.
  protective membrane between circulating blood and the brain which makes it more difficult for some drugs to pass into the brain than into the other tissues
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Associated words [difficulty]:   blood-brain barrier , SSRIs [7] , serotonin [7] , dopamine [8] , neurotransmitter [8]
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