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Biology Chapter 1.4

Biology Chapter 1.4 Terms and Definitions

TermDefinition
Compound light microscope a microscope that uses light to illuminate a specimen that is then magnified by two lenses
eyepiece the part of a compound light microscope that magnifies an image, usually 10x, also called an ocular lens
objective lens the part of a compound light microscope that is located directly above the specimen that magnifies the image of the specimen
stage a platform of a compound light microscope that supports the slide holding the specimen
light source a light bulb that provides light for viewing the image. It can either be reflected by a mirror or can be directly provided by
magnification the increase of an objects apparent size by using lenses or mirrors
nosepiece the part of a compound light microscope that holds the objective lenses in place above the specimen
resolution in microscopes, the ability to form images with fine detail
SEM (scanning electron microscope) a microscope that produces an enlarged, three dimensional image of an object by using a beam of electrons rather than light.
TEM (transmission electron microscope) a microscope that transmits a beam of electrons through a very thin slice of specimen and can magnify up to 200,000x
metric unit a decimal based standard, system of measurement that is used by scientists; similar to the Systeme Internationale
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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