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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Its very name, too (Musca domestica), seemed a mockery, dwelling as it did in that vast solitude.
The Ox Fly (Musca bovina), a near relation of the house fly, is also very common.
The Anthomyides resemble the genus Musca very closely in their habits as well as in their organisation.
A fly (Musca domestica) lit on the pane and the pseudoscorpion caught its legs and clung while the fly crawled about.
Just then a large fly, of the genus Musca, made its appearance, and soon became aware of the presence of the scorpion.The Romance of Natural History, Second Series|Philip Henry Gosse