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musca volitans

[ muhs-kuh -vol-i-tanz ]
/ ˈmʌs kə ˈvɒl ɪˌtænz /
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noun, plural mus·cae vol·i·tan·tes [muhs-kee -vol-i-tan-teez, muhs-ee]. /ˈmʌs ki ˌvɒl ɪˈtæn tiz, ˈmʌs i/. Ophthalmology.
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Origin of musca volitans

<New Latin; Latin: fly flying about
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