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microscope requiring specimens to be viewed through a vacuum
ELECTRON MICROSCOPE
microscope with a series of lenses that use light
COMPOUND LIGHT MICROSCOPE
microscope that can view transparent or translucent objects only
COMPOUND LIGHT MICROSCOPE
microscope that can view opaque objects
ELECTRON MICROSCOPE
microscope that can view living things
COMPOUND LIGHT MICROSCOPE
microscope that is heavier and more expensive
ELECTRON MICROSCOPE
microscope that is portable and less expensive
COMPOUND LIGHT MICROSCOPE
magnifying lenses that are looked through
EYEPIECE or OCULAR
holds and turns the objectives
REVOLVING NOSEPIECE
platform supporting the microscope slide
STAGE
used as a handle for carrying the microscope
ARM
two places used to support the micrscope when carrying
ARM and BASE
sharpens the image under any magnification
FINE ADJUSTMENT KNOB
used to focus the image under low power only
COARSE ADJUSTMENT KNOB
regulates the amount of light that passes through a specimen
DIAPHRAGM
how to calculate total magnification
EYEPIECE x OBJECTIVE
produces light that reflects upward through the specimen
LIGHT SOURCE
the lens with less magnification
LOW POWER OBJECTIVE
the lens with greatest magnification
HIGH POWER OBJECTIVE
the measure of clarity of an image
RESOLUTION
holds the microscope slide in place
STAGE CLIPS
how the specimen appears to move when the slide is moved
BACKWARDS/UPSIDE-DOWN