Definition of Muscae
1. musca [n] - See also: musca
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Muscae
Literary usage of Muscae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1845)
"Although the muscae appear to separate and break, some invisible ... Now, pearly muscae never unite in this way. Their filaments have often a bulb at their ..."
2. Diseases and injuries of the eye: their medical and surgical treatment by George Lawson (1880)
"Two varieties of muscae — the transparent and the opaque— are commonly met with ... The different shapes assumed by these transparent muscae are caused by ..."
3. The Principles and Practice of Ophthalmic Medicine and Surgery by Thomas Wharton Jones (1863)
"... muscae volitantes. the pressure and opacity occasioned by the congestion and exudation in inflammation of the vascular layer of the retina. ..."
4. Handbook of Therapy by Oliver Thomas Osborne, Morris Fishbein (1920)
"... been administered, if the case appears to be at all severe, the patient may well be referred to a specialist in such conditions. FLOATING SPOTS—muscae ..."
5. Outlines of the Comparative Physiology and Morphology of Animals by Joseph LeConte (1899)
"Nearly all observers will see specks or clouds or tangled threads in the bright field, slowly gravitating downward. They are called "muscae volitantes ..."
6. The London Medical Gazette (1829)
"... paralysis of, within the orbit 340 by Mr. Burnett 126 en 506 muscae volitantes, different kinds of. ..."
7. Text-book of Diseases of the Eye: For Students and Practitioners of Medicine by Howard Forde Hansell, William Merrick Sweet (1903)
"muscae Volitantes.—The minute dark spots floating in the line of vision, particularly noticeable on cloudy days or when looking toward the sky, ..."