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EYEPIECE
Contains a magnifying lens
ARM
Supports the body tube
STAGE
Supports the slide being observed
OPENING OF THE STAGE
Permits light to pass up to the eyepiece
FINE ADJUSTMENT KNOB
Moves the body tube slightly to sharpen the image
COARSE ADJUSTMENT KNOB
Moves the body tube to focus the image
BASE
Supports the microscope
ILLUMINATOR
Produces light or reflects light up toward the eyepiece
DIAPHRAGM
Regulates the amount of light passing up toward the eyepiece
DIAPHRAGM LEVER
Opens and closes the diaphragm
STAGE CLIPS
Hold the slide in place
LOW-POWER OBBJECTIVE
Provides and magnification of 10x and is the shortest objective
HIGH-POWER OBJECTIVE
Provides a magnification of 40x and is the longest objective
NOSEPIECE
Holds the objectives and can be rotated to change the magnification
BODY TUBE
Maintains proper distance between the eyepiece and the objectives