musca volitans

[muhs-kuh vol-i-tanz]
noun, plural muscae volitantes [muhs-kee vol-i-tan-teez, muhs-ee] . Ophthalmology.
floater ( def 6 ).

< Neo-Latin; Latin: fly flying about Unabridged
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musca volitans

spots before the eyes caused by opaque cell fragments in the vitreous humor and lens; "floaters seem to drift through the field of vision" 
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