Parts of a Microscope

15 terms by CHRlS 

Create a new folder

Advertisement Upgrade to remove ads

Parts of a Microscope

eyepiece lens

helps magnify objects 10X

body tube

keeps eyepiece lens the proper distance from the objectives

body

rotates to help us see better also holds prisms

revolving nosepiece

turns the objectives

arm

supports the microscope

objectives

provides different magnification

stage clip

holds slide firmly in place

tension adjustment collar

adjusts tension

stage

supports slides

coarse adjustment

focuses specimen

diaphragm

regulates light

fine adjustment

sharpens image

light source

gives light

switch

turns power on and off

base

microscope sits on this

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions above and try again

Example:

Reload the page to try again!

Reload

Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

NEW! Voice Recording

Create Set