Definition of ethanolamine
: a colorless liquid amino alcohol C2H7NO used especially as a solvent in the synthesis of detergents and in gas purification
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Medical Definition of ethanolamine
: a colorless liquid amino alcohol C2H7NO used especially as a solvent for fats and oils, as soap in emulsions (as lotions or creams) when combined with fatty acids, and in gas purification—called also monoethanolamine
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