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Microscope vocab

Know the parts of a compound microscope and key jobs of each part

Arm support
Eyepiece look through and magnify object
Body Tube contain light and hold parts
Coarse focus/adjustment knob focus the object, use first
Fine focus/adjustment knob focus the object, use if needed
Revolving Nosepiece moves and holds objective lenses
Low and High Power Objective Lenses magnify objects larger
Stage/Slide/Cover Slip/Stage hold the object
Diaphragm control amount of light
Base support
Mirror/Light Source bring in light
Created by: jpeteric