Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Lab #3

Cytology and Microscope

Eyepiece Contains a lens, a pointer may be built into the eyepiece
Arm Used for carrying the microscope
Base The bottom of the microscope
Nosepiece The objectives are attached to the nosepiece which revolves to allow usage of all objectives
Objectives The magnifying capabilities of the objective lenses are found etched on the surface.
Scanning objective Used to scan a slide to locate a particular organism or structure - 40X
Low power objective Used for closer observations
High power objective For the most detailed study of material
Mechanical stage Holds the slides in place
Coarse adjustment knob Used to find objects to be viewed
Fine adjustment knob used for precise focusing
Condenser control, field diaphragm and rheostat control All used to control light
On/off switch uhhhh DUH!!!
Ocular lens magnification 10X
Scanning objective magnification 4X (red, 4.6), total 40X
Low power objective 10X (yellow, 1.8), total 100X
High power objective 40X (blue, .46), total 400X
Cell membrane Semi-permeable, protects the interior contents of the cell, surrounds cytoplasm of the cell
Nucleus Contains hereditary info (DNA) and controls cell growth and reproduction
Chromosomes/chromatin Loose coiled, usable form of DNA
Nucleolus Stores RNA, makes ribosomes
Nuclear membrane Selectively permeable, protects chromatin
Pore Access to DNA for RNA
Cytoplasm Solvent plus organelles, as a whole
Pinocytic vesicle Takes water into cell
Vacuole Temporary storage site (for glucose, amino acids, etc.)
Lysosome Vacuole that has digestive enzymes
Mitochondria "Powerhouse" produces ATP (aerobic energy), has its own DNA
Ribosome Produces protein
Endoplasmic reticulum Stores lipids and glycogen, modifies proteins into glycoproteins
Golgi apparatus Packages proteins, modifies protein, ships them out
Centrosome Waiting for mitosis
Centrioles Directs mitosis
Created by: daydreamer67



Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards