blood-cerebrospinal fluid barrier

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blood-ce·re·bro·spi·nal flu·id bar·ri·er

, blood-CSF barrier
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.

blood-cerebrospinal fluid barrier

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3], and mild to moderate impairment of the blood-CSF barrier with albumin ratios ranging from 7.
Flow rate of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)-a concept common to normal blood-CSF barrier function and to dysfunction in neurological diseases.
However, because of the immaturity of the blood-CSF barrier in fetuses and neonates, it is well known that CSF protein concentrations in newborn infants, and especially premature newborns, are higher than in children and adults (3).