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1
Q

the part of the microscope you look through - contains ocular lens x10

A

eyepiece

2
Q

moves the stage up and down

A

coarse adjustment knob

3
Q

knob that sharpens the image or makes the slide more clear

A

fine adjustment knob

4
Q

supports the microscope when carried

A

arm

5
Q

holds the objectives and can be rotated to change magnification

A

nosepiece

6
Q

an objective lens with x40 magnification, color-coded blue

A

high power objective

7
Q

an objective lens with x10 magnification, color-coded yellow

A

low power objective

8
Q

wheel under the stage that regulates the amount of light

A

diaphragm

9
Q

supports the microscope from the bottom

A

base

10
Q

supports the slide being viewed

A

stage

11
Q

metal pieces that hold the slide in place

A

stage clips

12
Q

separates the eyepiece lens from the objective lens

A

body tube

13
Q

projects light through the diaphragm

A

light source

14
Q

an objective lens with x4 magnification, color-coded red

A

scanning objective