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ethanolamine

noun eth·a·nol·amine \ˌe-thə-ˈnä-lə-ˌmēn, -ˈnō-, British also ˌē-\

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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First Known Use of ETHANOLAMINE

1897
Medical Dictionary

ethanolamine

noun eth·a·nol·amine \ˌeth-ə-ˈnäl-ə-ˌmēn, -ˈnōl-\

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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