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cells of life


holds the slide in place, letting light pass through it eyepeice (ocular) lens
adjusts the position of the lenses so that the object can be seen clearly: can be coarse or fine. objective lens
light travels through it to the eyepeice lens. focus knob
controls the amount of light passing through the object. base
supports the microscope. mirror
reflects light up through the slide into the lenses stage
used to locate specimen, then get different magnifications diaphragm
enables you to see magnified specimen microscope tube
A thin boundary around the cell that keeps things inside the cell, lets some needed things into the cell, and lets wastes leave. cell membrane
a very thin boundary around the nucleas of the cell. nuclear membrane
a storage area of the cell thaat is full of fluid. vacuole
little round parts of cells that make chemicals called proteins, which are needed so that we can survive and grow. ribosomes
long thread-like bodies in the nucleas of the cell that carry all the information we got from our parents chromosomes
living jelly-like matereial inside a cell, which is continually moving. cytoplasm
Created by: monsac110