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Medical Term:

blood-cerebrospinal fluid barrier


Definition: a barrier located at the tight junctions that surround and connect the cuboidal epithelial cells on the surface of the choroid plexus; capillaries and connective tissue stroma of the choroid do not represent a barrier to protein tracers or dyes.

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