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

  • floaters — float·er || fləʊtÉ™(r) n. person or thing that floats; wanderer; one whose vote can be bought; one who does not belong to a particular political party …   English contemporary dictionary

  • 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 phenomenon …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • The Floaters — were an African American, R B vocal group, from the Sojourner Truth housing projects in Detroit, Michigan, that formed in 1976.CareerThe band was formed by the former The Detroit Emeralds singer James Mitchell, with his brother Paul Mitchell,… …   Wikipedia

  • Float On (The Floaters song) — Infobox Single Name = Float On Artist = The Floaters from Album = The Floaters B side = Everything Happens for a Reason Released = June, 1977 Format = 7 single, 12 single Genre = R B Length = 4:13 (single edit)11:49 (album version) Label = ABC… …   Wikipedia

  • Eric and the Floaters — Bomberman (jeu vidéo) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Bomberman. Bomberman Éditeur Hudson Soft Développeur Hudson Soft Concepteur …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Suffolk Coastal Floaters Hang Gliding Club — The Suffolk Coastal Floaters Hang Gliding Club (SCFHGC) was formed in May 1979 with members flying the coastal cliffs and low hills of Norfolk and Suffolk.Winching, previously solely a sailplane method, became established in hang gliding in the… …   Wikipedia

  • eye floaters —    see muscae volitantes …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • vitreous floaters —    see muscae volitantes …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • muscae volitantes — Floaters; appearance of moving spots before the eyes, arising from remnants of the embryologic hyaloid vascular system in the vitreous humor. [L. pl. of musca, fly; pres. ppl. of volito, to fly to and fro] * * * mus·cae vo·li·tan·tes məs .(k)ē… …   Medical dictionary

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