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 for hydric-sodic-ammonic-phosphate
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Microcosmic \Mi`cro*cos"mic\, Microcosmical \Mi`cro*cos"mic*al\,
     a. [Cf. F. microcosmique.]
     Of or pertaining to the microcosm.
     [1913 Webster]
     Microcosmic salt (Chem.), a white crystalline substance
        obtained by mixing solutions of sodium phosphate and
        ammonium phosphate, and also called
        hydric-sodic-ammonic-phosphate. It is a powerful flux,
        and is used as a substitute for borax as a blowpipe
        reagent in testing for the metallic oxides. Originally
        obtained by the alchemists from human urine, and called
        sal microcosmicum.
        [1913 Webster]

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