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1.4 Biology


Compound light microscope a microscope that uses light to illuminate a scope that is then magnified by two lenses
eyepiece (ocular lens) the part of a compound light microscope that magnifies an image, 10x
objective lens the part of a CL microscope that is located directly above the specimen and that magnifies the image of the specimen
stage a platform of a CL microscope that supports the slide holding the specimen
light source
magnification the increase of an objects apparent size by using lenses of mirrors
nosepiece the part of a CL microscope that holds the objective lenses in place above the specimen
resolution in microscopes, the ability to form images with fine detail
scanning electron microscope a microscope that produces an enlarged, 3D image of an object by using a beam of electrons instead of light
transmission electron microscope a microscope that transmits a beam of electrons through a very thin slice of specimen and that can magnify up to 200x
metric system a decimal based standard system of measurement that is used by scientists
base unit one of the fundamental units of measurement that describes length, mass, time, and other quantities and from which other units are derived
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