Definition of Microcosmical
1. Adjective. (alternative form of microcosmic) ¹
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Medical Definition of Microcosmical
Of or pertaining to the microcosm.
Microcosmic salt, 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.
Origin: Cf. F. Microcosmique.
Source: Websters Dictionary
(01 Mar 1998)
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