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Microscope partsuses

microscope parts and their functions

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this part moves the stage up and down to help you get the specimen into view coarse adjustment knob
this part on the side of the microscope is used to support it when it is carried arm
these are found on the nosepiece and range from low to high power objective lenses
this part holds the objective lenses and is able to rotate to change magnification nosepiece
this part allows you to view the image on the stage and contains the ocular lens eyepiece
the bottom part of the microscope base
small glass plate on which specimen are placed for viewing slide
projects light upwards through the diaphragm to allow you to see the specimen light source
these are used to hold a slide in place on the stage stage clips
refers to the degree of magnification for a lens power
part of the microscope that supports the slide that is being viewed stage
name for the small plastic or glass piece that is used to cover a water drop on a slide cover slip
this part of the microscope helps you adjust the amount of light that reaches the specimen diaphragm
this part moves the stage slightly to help you sharpen or "fine" tune your view of the specimen fine adjustment knob
Created by: cvanmeter