eye floaters

Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

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  • floaters — pl. n. opacities in the vitreous humour of the eye, which cast a shadow on the retina and are therefore seen as dark shapes against a bright background in good illumination. They are a form of entoptic phenomena. * * * float·ers (floґtərz)… …   Medical dictionary

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