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Microscope Terms

Microscope terms

Eyepiece/Ocular Magnifies the object; part you look through
Coarse Adjustment Knob Moves the stage in large increments in order to focus
Fine Adjustment Knob Moves the stage in small increments in order to focus
Arm Holds the ocular over the stage
Stage Holds the slide
Stage Clips Holds the slide in place
Objectives Lenses that magnify the object
Light Source Supplies the light
Diaphragm Controls the amount of light that passes through an object
Base Keeps the microscope upright
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