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triethanolamine

noun tri·eth·a·nol·amine
\(ˈ)trī-ˌeth-ə-ˈnäl-ə-ˌmēn, -ˈnōl-\

Medical Definition of TRIETHANOLAMINE

:  a soluble hygroscopic basic amino alcohol C6H15NO3 that is used as a reducing agent, a corrosion inhibitor in aqueous solution, and in making fatty acid soaps

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