|Cells ||Basic units of a living organism|
|Anton Von Leeuwenhoek ||Dutch microscopist who was the first to observe bacteria and protozoa. His researches on lower animals refuted the doctrine of spontaneous generation, and his ...|
|Robert Hooke || 1635--1703, English physicist, chemist, and inventor. He formulated Hooke's law (1678), built the first Gregorian telescope, and invented a balance spring for watches
|Cell theory ||Theory that all organisms have one than one cells|
|Prokaryotes ||Unicellular organisms such as bacteria each of which is composed of a prokaryote cells.
|Eukaryotes ||Unicellular or multicellular organisms such as plants animals and yeast.|
||the lens or combination of lenses in an optical instrument through which the eye views the image formed by the objective lens or lenses; ocular.
|Objectives ||Also called object glass, object lens, objective lens. Optics. (in a telescope, microscope, camera, or other optical system) the lens or combination of lenses that first receives the rays from the object and forms the image in the focal plane of the eyepi|
|Nosepiece ||the part of a frame for eyeglasses that passes over the bridge of the nose.
|Coarse adjustment ||coarse adjustment knob-large, round knob on the side of the microscope used for focusing the specimen; it may move either the stage or the upper part of the ...|
|Fine adjustment ||fine adjustment knob-small, round knob on the side of the microscope used to fine-tune the focus of your specimen after using the coarse adjustment knob.|
|Diaphragm ||a porous plate separating two liquids,
a semipermeable membrane.
|Stage ||microscope stage - a small platform on a microscope where the specimen is mounted for examination. stage · platform - a raised horizontal surface; "the ...