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sodium ammonium phosphate

noun, Chemistry
1.
a colorless, odorless, crystalline, water-soluble solid, NaNH 4 HPO 4 ⋅4H 2 O, originally obtained from human urine: used as a blowpipe flux in testing metallic oxides.
Also called microcosmic salt, salt of phosphorus.
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