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Dendrites

Find branching extensions of the cell body that receives messages

Nucleus

Same as the nucleus of all cells, contains genetic material

cell body

Contains the nucleus which supplies energy and nutrients for the activity of the neurone

Myelin sheath

Consists of a fatty substance that insulate the axon and allows the message to move quickly through the axon

Node of Ranvier

Gaps in the myelin sheath, named after french pathologist

Axon branches

Delivers message to effector (muscle)