diethanolamine

noun
di·​ethanolamine | \ (¦)dī+ \

Definition of diethanolamine

: a colorless deliquescent crystalline or liquid amino alcohol (HOCH2CH2)2NH used similarly to ethanolamine (see ethanolamine sense 1); bis-(2-hydroxyethyl)-amine

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di- + ethanolamine

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“Diethanolamine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diethanolamine. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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