blood-brain barrier

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a mechanism that creates a barrier between brain tissues and circulating blood

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The fellow, instead of approaching, merely stood and stared; his eyes bulging and his jaw dropped.
Now he withdrew it disclosing a large goatskin purse, bulging and heavy with coins.
He was very pale, and his eyes seemed bulging out as, half in terror and half in amazement, he gazed at a tall, thin man, with a beaky nose and black moustache and pointed beard, who was also observing the pretty girl.
His bulging eyes sank back gradually into their orbits.
As I passed through the salons people smiled to see my bulging pockets and unsteady gait, for the weight which I was carrying must have amounted to half a pood
There were clothes hanging over chairs, odd-looking shabby bundles here and there, and various pasteboard boxes piled together, battered, bulging, and discolored, which might have been fifty years old.
Then, at last, our pockets bulging with cartridges and a rifle in each hand, we started off upon our mission of rescue.
Miss Jackson glanced around the table, caught Janey's bulging gaze, and took refuge in an unintelligible murmur.
His face was taking on a livid hue, his eyes were bulging from their sockets.
Either end of his own ruler protruded from his bulging cheeks - the middle was hidden by his moustache - and the gag kept in place by remorseless lashings at the back of his head.