muscae volitantes

/ (ˈmʌsiː vɒlɪˈtæntiːz) /


pl n
  1. pathol moving black specks or threads seen before the eyes, caused by opaque fragments floating in the vitreous humour or a defect in the lens

Origin of muscae volitantes

1
C18: New Latin: flying flies

Words Nearby muscae volitantes

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