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Biology: Chapter 1.4

Chapter 1.4 Vocabulary

Compound Light Microscopes a microscope that shines light through a specimen and has two lenses to magnify an image
Eyepiece (ocular lens) magnifies the image, usually 10 times
Objective Lens enlarges the image of the specimen
Stage a platform that supports a slide holding the specimen
Light Source a light bulb that provides light for viewing the image
Magnification the increase of object's apparent size
Nosepiece the structure that holds the set of objectives lens
Resolution the power to show details clearly in an image
Scanning Electron Microscope the first type of electron microscope
Transmission Electron Microscope the second type of electron microscope
Metric System the single, standard system of measurements scientists use
Base Unit units that describe length, mass, time, and other quantities
Created by: truongm19