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Microscope Parts and Functions Quiz December 2010

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eye piece
contains a lens that magnifies about 10x
body tube
seperates the eyepiece lens from the objective lens
coarse adjustment
moves the body tube for focusing with the low-power objective lens
fine adjustment
moves the body tube for focusing with the high-power objective lens
arm
supports the body tube
diaphragm
controls the amount of light passing through the opening of the stage
base
supports the microscope
low power objective
magnifies about 10x
revolving nose piece
holds the high and low power objective lenses, allows them to rotate for viewing
high power objective
magnifies about 40x
stage
supports the slide being used
stage clips
holds the slide in place
mirror/light source
reflects light upward through the diaphragm