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T#2 Scopes

This stack includes both terms/defs AND "target practice" with images.

TermDefinition
compound light microscope a tool that uses lenses and light to magnify an image
magnification visual enlargement of an image using lenses or technology
image what you see after light passes through the lenses of a microscope
temporary wet mount slide a slide made using a drop of water and a cover slip to view a specimen
preserved slide a slide prepared using chemicals to make a specimen last a long time
specimen word used to name any object being studied under the microscope
field of view how large of an area you can see across when looking at something through a microscope
slide thin piece of glass where you place a specimen
cover slip thin piece of glass that is placed ON TOP of a specimen
dropper piece of equipment used to add water to a wet mount slide
coarse adjustment knob what you use to change the focus under low and medium power
fine adjustment knob what you use to change the focus under high power
high power objective the longest of the lenses attached to the revolving nosepiece
low power objective shortest of the lenses attached to the revolving nosepiece
stage aperture the opening in the stage which allows light to shine from the lamp onto the specimen
diaphragm this is how you ADJUST the amount of light shining on the specimen
eyepiece this is the lens you look through
stage this is where you place the slide
lens wipe this is what you use to clean the objectives and the eyepiece
depth of field how far up and down you can see when looking at something through a microscope
Created by: wholt