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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mus·cae vo·li·tan·tes /ˈmʌsˌkiˌvɑləˈtænˌtiz, ˈmʌˌsi-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 mus·cae vo·li·tan·tes /ˈməsˌ(k)ɪˌvɑləˈtænˌtɪz/ 名詞 複數

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mus·ca prop. n.; pl. Muscae
 1. Zool. A genus of dipterous insects, including the common house fly, and numerous allied species.
 Note:Formerly, a large part of the Diptera were included under the genus Musca.
 2. Astron. A small constellation situated between the Southern Cross and the Pole.
 Muscae volitantes  Med. Specks or filaments apparently seen moving or gliding about in the field of vision.  Their appearance is often a symptom of disease of the eye, or of disorder of the nervous system.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 My·op·sis n.  Med. The appearance of muscae volitantes. See Muscae volitantes, under Musca.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 muscae volitantes
      n : spots before the eyes caused by opaque cell fragments in the
          vitreous humor and lens [syn: musca volitans, floater,