Who knows whether these opacities will not become transparent?
These may be treated with nitrate of silver lotion of twice the strength used for opacities.
This accounts for the films, opacities, and white spots seen upon the eye after the inflammation has subsided.
1550s, "darkness of meaning, obscurity," from French opacité, from Latin opacitatem (nominative opacitas) "shade, shadiness," from opacus "shaded, dark, opaque" (see opaque). The literal sense "condition of being impervious to light" first recorded 1630s.
opacity o·pac·i·ty (ō-pās'ĭ-tē)
The quality or state of being opaque.
An opaque or nontransparent area, as of the cornea.