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holds one of the lenses in the microscope.
supports the eyepiece and objectives
is attached to the base and supports the upper part of the microscope.
knob moves either the body tube or stage up and down. it is used first to bring and object into view.
knob allows for precise focusing.
supports the microscope and houses the light source.
directs light toward the specimen
controls the amount of light
collects, controls and concentrates light.
supports a slide, which holds specimens
hold the slide in place.
allow specimens to be seen at different levels of magnification.
is a rotating or sliding device to which objective lenses are attached.