Compound Microscope - RICKY C CAMUS BSAT2-2 Compound Microscope The most commonly used microscope and the integral part of a school or college lab

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RICKY C. CAMUS BSAT2-2 Compound Microscope The most commonly used microscope and the integral part of a school or college lab is the compound microscope . This compound microscope uses two optical parts, called the ocular lens and the objective lens. The compound microscope can provide about 2000X magnification. Thus, compound microscopes are the types of microscopes used in biology to observe bacterial, algal, protozoa as well as animal and plant cells. You can read in detail about the compound microscope basics and uses . Light Microscope The light microscope is also called the optical microscope. This is also a type of compound microscope that is used to view microorganisms. The light microscope has different lens that help magnify images of the microorganism or specimens loaded on the stage. The eyepieces have a magnification power of 10x or 16x. The light microscopes are the types of microscopes used in anatomy and physiology to observe small animals, plants, metal samples, and microorganisms like bacteria in detail. The light microscope can magnify a specimen about 1500x and used in many areas of biology, anatomy and physiology.
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This note was uploaded on 01/22/2012 for the course 2341 13314 taught by Professor Camus during the Spring '11 term at Central Luzon State University.

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Compound Microscope - RICKY C CAMUS BSAT2-2 Compound Microscope The most commonly used microscope and the integral part of a school or college lab

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