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NEURON Representation of a nerve cell. The cell body (in orange), is represented with its organelles. The ramifications are called dendrites and permit the neuron to receive information from other nerve cells. The axon is surrounded by the myelin sheath (= Schwann sheath, in pink) and end with synaptic buttons.
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