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Body Tube
Connects the eyepiece to the objective lenses
Rotating Nose Piece
Holds two or more objective lenses and can be rotated to easily change the level of magnification
Objective Lens
Magnifies an object
Stage Clip
Holds the slide in place
Diaphragm
Varies the intensity of light that is projected upward into the slide
Light Source
Reflects light from an external light source up through the bottom of the stagee
Eyepiece
(Ocular Lens)
The lens at the top of the microscope; contains the 10x ocular lens
Arm
Supports the body tube and connects it to the base
Stage
Flat platform where you place your specimens
Coarse Adjustment Knob
Magnifies an object
Fine Adjustment Knob
Focuses an object
Base
The bottom of the microscope; used for support
Window
The clear opening in the middle of the stage that allows light to illuminate the specimen