microcosmic salt

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microcosmic salt

microcosmic salt

n
(Elements & Compounds) a white soluble solid obtained from human urine; ammonium sodium hydrogen phosphate. It is used as a flux in bead tests on metal oxides
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Noun1.microcosmic salt - a white salt present in urine and used to test for metal oxides
salt - a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)