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Microscope Parts - definitions
Holds magnifying lens used for viewing
Keeps correct distance between eyepiece and lens
Moves Body Tube up and down for focusing
supports body tube
Sharpens image by moving body tube slightly
Holds high and low power objectives, can be rotated to adjust magnification
High Power Objective
Provides higher magnification, usually about 40x
Low Power Objective
Provides lower magnification, usually about 10x
Holds slide on flat surface
Grip slide in place for viewing
Controls amount of light entering the body tube
sends light upward through the diaphragm