Parts of a Microscope: Useful List of Microscope Parts with ESL Picture!

Parts of a Microscope! In this lesson, you will learn a list of parts of a microscope in English with ESL picture and example sentences to help you enhance your English vocabulary.

Parts of a Microscope

Microscope Parts

  • Body tube
  • Revolving nosepiece
  • Objective
  • Stage clip
  • Stage
  • Diaphragm
  • Illuminator (light source)
  • Base
  • Brightness adjustment
  • Coarse adjustment knob
  • Arm
  • Ocular lens (Eyepiece)

Microscope Parts with Their Functions

  • Body tube

Connects the eyepiece to the objective lenses

  • Revolving nosepiece

Holds two or more objective lenses and can be rotated to easily change power.

  • Objective

Objective Lenses are the one of the most important part of a Compound Microscope.

  • Stage clip

Stage Clips are metal clips that held the slide in a place.

  • Stage

Stage clips hold the slides in place.

  • Diaphragm

The diaphragm has different sized holes and is used to vary the intensity and size of the cone of light that is projected upward into the slide.

  • Illuminator (light source)

Illuminator is the light source for a microscope.

  • Base

The Base supports the Microscope and its where Illuminator.

  • Brightness adjustment

To adjust the brightness

  • Coarse adjustment knob

The coarse adjustment knob is used to move the stage up or down to focus on the specimen.

  • Arm

The arm holds the body tube in place and is used to carry the microscope.

  • Ocular lens (Eyepiece)

Eyepiece is the lens through which the viewer looks to see the specimen.

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Parts of a Microscope: Useful List of Microscope Parts with ESL Picture!

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