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compound microscope
precision instrument
to observe and study
structure that cannot
be seen w/ unaided eye
microscope
base
supports the
microscope
substage light or
mirror
located in base
substagelight up
through micro.
stage
the platform the
slide rest on
condenser
small substage lens
concentrates light
on specimen
iris diaphragm
lever
arem attached to the
base of the condeser
regulates light
coarse adjustment
knob
focus on specimen
fine adjustment
knob
precise focusing
head or body tube
supports objective lens
arm
vertical portion
connecting base
and head
ocular or
eyepiece
1 or 2 lenses
@ superior of
head or body
10X magnification
pointer
indicate specific
area of specimen
nosepiece
rotating mechanism at
base of head
objective lens
adjustable lens
permits use of
scan, low, or high
power lens & oil
immmersion lens
total magnification
= to power of ocular
x power of ocular lens
used
field
the area u see
through microscope
working distance
how far the bottom
of objective lens is
from specimen
parfocal
slide should be in focus
at higher magnification
once properly focused
depth of field
depth of specimen
clearly in focus
stereomicroscope or
dissecting microscope
specimens too large to view
with compound microscope but
too small with unaided eye
like large magnifying glass
adjustment focus
knob
focus on specimen
arm
connects base
to head
base
supports
microscope
occulars or
eyepiece
magnify images
from objective
lens
head or body
tube
supports ocular or
objective lenses
light control
swithc that allows
transmitted or reflected
light or both
stage
platform that
holds specimen
substage light
in base light up
through specimen
upper light
source
above stage
directs light
unto specimen