Biology 9 - Parts of a Compound Microscope

MA 9th Grade Biology
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eyepiece
contains lenses to increase magnification
coarse adjustment
moves body tube up and down approximately to the correct distance
fine adjustment
permits exact focusing
arm
support body tube
high power objective
permits high magnification
low power objective
permits low magnification
stage
supports the slide
diaphragm
disk or iris regulates the amount of light
illuminator or lamp
provides light
base
supports the weight of the microscope